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F AlTIE viljLE, 0:-BATliR')Aj, FEBRUARY 25, 1854.
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I VOLUME XIV NO. 182.
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Faytt?vill-, N. C.
Oct. 1, 1853. v
C A It Til AG K HOTEL.
Having recently purcliaced the above establishment
from Malcoui Kelly, Esq.. I am now prepared to enter
tain in a comfortable manner those w ho may give me a
call. Hiving ample stable, good hostlers and a dis
position to accommodate, 1 trust I shall be able to
give entire satisfaction to those who may favor me with
IT. C. VLEAN
December 3, lS.'i.".. 7o-tf
J: D V I ) M cl'II K li s o x
ti !l u I". T W A V 1? R . .fc t: O .
Importers a?id Wholesale Dealer in Foreign
domestic DRV GOODS.
24 Park Place and 19 Barclay street,
November 7, 1P53 f.m-pd
PLASTATIOX AXD I.A.M) POIl SALE.
The subscriber otlVrs his Plantation and Land for
sale, situatc-d on th;? East side of Cap-- Fear River,
about lour miles from Fayetteville. There are about
300 acres of Ian, 1, 30 of which are cleared and under
cultivation. On the premises is a dwelling and all
necessary out houses. The soil, for fertility, is not
suroatsrted by anv on Cane Fear River. Persons wish-
(Tpurchase will please call and examine the prem;
A bargain may be had. " .
JanV 14. 1S54
PR. T . C IS A li I.
Has removed to the well-known stand of the Drs.
insoa. corner of (Hreen ajid Bow streets.
April 25, 1853.
HUglily iinporlmit to Honfkrprr.
JIATKESSES ! MATHKSSKS! JI ATRKSSKS !
All romprtitiojt in the trade defied.
The subscriber begs leave to inform the public that
he has constantly on hand, and is manufacturing to or
der, all kinds and sizes of Matresses. which he intends
to sell '1
5 percent cheape
than a:iv similar establish-
Il.tving served as an apprentice
to the business in one of the northern cities. lie trusts
that he .will be able to give the most complete satisfac
tion to his customers. He manufactured hair Matresses
Matresses with springs, fire Matresses. ami all kinds ot
settee bottoming. He does also all kinds of repairing
and renewinsr. Persons in want of any article in hi
lin- are requested to call and see specimens of his work
at the Post OSice building.
January 21, 1854. 3m
CLK1IFAT a. WKIttHT,
Attorney at Lar, Payette vlllo, IV. C.
Onic- at the corner of Bow and Green streets.
Feb'y 3, lf53.
J. V. BAK.UK
Has received from the North the largest, finest, and
mot carefully selected stock of FURNITURE ever of
f-red in this market. coriMSlinjr of fashionable painted
..nHuro hi-ii i-.iriTii furniture in setts: curled-hair and
lui.Jt and cotton Mattresses: Looking Glasses; Willow
Wagons and Cradles; patent self-swinging Cradles
Sid- Hoards : Bureaus; Secretaries and Jioot t.,ases;
What N'ots; Tables, all sorts; Wash Stands; Candle
Stand,: Wardrobes: Picture Frames and Glass: "Window
Shades: Cornices; Curtain Bands: Sofas in Mahogany
and Walnut; Tete a Totes; Ottomans: Divans A Stools
Chairs of every variety. Fine rosewood Pianos (Ben
net A Co's. of 'Broadway. New York).
October 211, 1853 " l.V-pd
THOSE who are indebted to me by Note or Account
will please settle the same. And all debts due nie pri
or to the 1st Jan'y 1S53. must be settled, as longer in
dulgence cannot be given.
A. A. MeK ETHAN.
Oct 1, 1S53. tf
li. M. Ml'lU'IUSOK,
Commission and Forwardiuj; Mt-rchanf
AVlLMISliTOX, X. C.
January 7, 1854 j-
' O T 1 C E.
Having purchased the interest of T. R. Underwood
in the firm of G. W. Lawrence x Co., 1 will continue
business as heretofore at Murt's Gakokx.
I have from 12 to l.r Cooper;? constantly at work
manufacturing SPIRIT UARRKLS. at the rate of 100
to 12o per week; have now on hand 400 Barrels for
aale, at $2 25 cash at the shop, or $2 3.5 delivered in
I shall also continue the distilling of Turpentine, and
will pay within l." cents per barrel of the Fayetteville
price hi cash, or goods at cash prices.
Turpentine 1"a ntal.
I h..ve now in Store a general assortment of Goods.
fo- sale at Fuvetteville prices. All kinds of country
taken in exchange tor goods, call aim see.
G. . LAW KKNCli.
IS", 3 00 tf
A T T O It N E Y AT L. A W,
Faykttkvii.i.e, N. C.
Oilicc on Anderson Street.
October 22. 1S.VJ
I have so many calls about Turpentine lands that I
have concluded to o!fer my services to buy and sell.
Those having lands for sale will furnish me with plots
and quantity, together with a fair description, and
Nov. If, 1353. C8-tf.
JAMES G. COOK.
XOriCE.--MCl.ES FOlt. SALE.
The subscribers otter. for sale Three Teams of Mules,
Wagon and Harness. Those wanting Mules would do
well to call on the premises.
Aiu.. vnmi aeroa turnuatine Land for sale. Call and
' T 1- 1
Cypress Creek, Bladen Co., )
'December 8, 1833. J
W. A. MELVIX.
AMU WI5TEUI STOCK.
For 1 8 5 3. . '
The suljscrilwr has just received and opened, at Ju
New Store on the East side of Green street, a few doore
from the Market House and nearly opposite his Old
Stand, a large Stock of
Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, . -Embracing
a general assortment of Ladies' and Gentle
men's Dress Goods, consisting in part of Shawls, Cloaks
and Mantillas, some very fine; and also a good assort
ment of Shoes and Boots, for Ladies, Gentlemen, Girls,
Hoys and Children. And the best assortment of Silk
and other fctylcs of Bonnets he has ever offered to the
Sugar. Coffee, Tea, Pepper, Sp'ces, and Tobacco, a
fine article. P. S II EM WELL.
October 8, 1853. - .
CEDAR FALLS Cotton Yarns and Sheet
ings fnrsale 1y- - - Ci'" - "" -
(,v 19 1.S53 v - - I
X J-W . Jf . lUk.'ll. i
iv from the subscriber, his fegro men.
unawav from the subscriber, h.Begro men, .IOIIN
and TOBEY. John is about 2(i years old. (5 feet 1 inch
high, weighs about 15 ur 1!0 lii.s. Tobey aged about
22 yearss 5 feet 0 inches high, stout, and weighs 175
lbs. They were bought from Mr. Tames Surles, of Cum
berland county, and will probably be lurking in that
neighborhood. Tobey has a wife at Mr Richard Bird's,
in Johnston County. Twenty-Five Dollars for cither,
or Fity Dollars for both, will ! paid for their appre
hension and delivery to the subscriber, or for their con
finement in any Jail in the State, so that lie can get
them. An additional sum of One Hundred Dollars will
bp pa'd for the conviction of any person of harboring !
the above Negroes.
Fair Buff. Columbus Co. N. C, Oct. fi. C3-tf
II. II A I ti AlK.H,
Architect mnl UiUldcr, Kj etlfTlIlr, 3T. C,
Respectfully informs the public that he is prepared
to execute PLANS of every description such as State
and Court Houses, Prisons, Ac. Also. Churches. Cot
tage, and other public and private edifices; Bridges,
Roofs, vcc. Ac, all with Specifications and Contracts
made for the same. He will also superintend all kinds
Orders will receive prompt attention, and Plans
drawn and sent to any part of the country at short
Oct. 1"). 1S53. ly-pd
i 2(o .t t:s oi' j,axi for sale.
The subscriber offers for sale twelve hundred acres
of Land, located in the lower end of Richmond county,
it ..!-,,., t ,i;t.i,.t fv.., '.,11.-., v.. t ,.n-.-.i,
) ;nrr- Hit'h School. :nul T.anrel Iliil. Th Land is well
adapted to the growth of corn, cotton, wheat, Ac. It
;slso oil'ers great inducements to those engaged in the
turpentine ami lumber business:. I have constituted
Alexander McLean. Esq, my agent, during my absence,
to whom all communications in regard to the matter
may be addressed at Gilopolis P. ().. Robeson county.
Luther Blue, who resides near to the premises, will take
pleasure in exhibiting them to any one who may call
for that purpose. J- G. BLUE.
Oct. 22. (U-tf
TU MILL OW.VEHS.
The subscriber takes this method of informing his
friends and the public that he still continues in the Mill
Wrisrht business and all its branches, viz: foundering,
framing, and erecting Water or Steam Mills upon vari
ous principles, either with simple or complicated ma
chinery. He returns his thanks to the public for the
liberal patronage he has received heretofore, and hopes
by strict attention to business, and hv giving gene
satisfaction, to merit a continuance "of the git me.
flatters himself that his work will compete with that of
any other machinist for speed and durability. All per
sons who want work done in the above line would do
well to give him a call, a? he has several competent
workmen in his employ, and is prepared to execute all
iobs at the shortest notice and on very reasonable terms.
Orders promptly attended to. For further information
address the subscriber at Johnsonville. Cumberland
county, X. C. D. B. JOHNSON.
Xovember lfi. 1S53 y-pd.
PlVf UL.YK.A HIK51SH.
a practical Boot-maker of some ex-
nerience. nas tor sotm
time been sensible that there is a
desidrratutn to be yet supplied to the public in the way j
of a suitable burnish for boots and shoes. Most of the ;
articles now used eithor injure the leather or fail to j
impart that lustre so necessary to give to man's ?:- ,
dtrstandin g "' a proper finish. He has therefore, dur- j
i-ig the last twelve months, been devoting himself to
the task of preparing an article free from these objec-
t'ons. and has at length after much investigation and I
experiment completely succeeded. The result in. (il'.s j
'if plus ultra Burnish.''' He only wishes that it i
may be tested in order to establish its superiority j
over all others. Call on him at his shop opposite Mr j
Lauder's Marble Factory. Hay street, and be supplied
with an excellent article at a cheap rate.
Nov 9. 18.-.3 tf
I have always on hand a full assortment ofGRO
CKIMKS, PROVISION'S, and other Goods suitable for
the Fall and Winter Trade, and w hich 1 oiler for Cash,
or in exchange for Produce of almost any kind.
I have now in Store Flour. Meal, Com, Rice, Bacon,
Lard. Butter. Cheese. Crackers, Salt, white Clarified
and Brown Sugars. Rio and Java Coffee, Tea, Molasses,
Vinegar, Fish, Cigars. Tobacco, Snuff, Candles. Soap,
Starch. Spices, Candies. Pepper. Buckets, Brooms,
wrought and cut N'ails. Powder, Shot, Percussion Caps,
and a good assortment of Dye Stuffs; with many other
things in the Grocery line.
Also a good assortment of Dry Goods. Boots and
Shoes. N'gro Blankets and lverseys. and a good assort
ment of Ready-made Clothing. Call and buy cheap.
W. II. CARVER.
October 20. 1S"3. 7f5-fm
cigaus: CIO AltS
puperior brands just
J. X. SMITH.
For sale by
THE subscriber offers for sale, his LANDS, six miles
North of Fayetteville, and about one mile from the
FavettcvilL- "and Raleigh Plank Rod, consisting of
about twelve hundred and sixty acres of laud, suited
to the making of Turpentine or Timber. There is also
on the premises, a good Saw and Grist Mill, all iu good
repair and now in operation ; also, a Dwelling, and all
the necessary outhouses, in good repair.
Also, another tract of two hundred and fifty acres, on
th' h-ad waters of Carver's Creek, known as the Tarry
Place, on which there is a small Farm, a Dwelling House
and other houses.
On the first, named tract, there is cut about twenty
five thousand Turpentine Boxes, from two to four years
All the above lands will be sold on the most accom
modating terms. Persons wishing to purchase, will
please call on the subscriber, who will take pleasure in
showing the above lauds.
WM. 11. BOLTON.
Oct. 27, 18-.3. C5-tf
100 351 .1 s
super Northern Yellow, just received, and
for sale bv
Feb'v l", 18.r4
PETER 1 JOHNSON.
AVehave received a largo supply of PERUVIAN
GUANO, which we oiler at lowest market price
. , -. 1K & ' McLAURIX.
February 4, lXo4. 79-tf
The undersigned having been appointed a Commis
sioner to sell the lands belonging to the heirs of James
Chapman, dee'd, situate lyiug and being in the county
of Cumberland, on the waters of the Cape Fear River,
joining the lands of James Butler and others, hereby
notilies all persons that he will expose the same to pub
lic sale at the Court House door, in the town of Fay
etteville, on Monday of March Court for the-couuty of
Cumberland, upon a credit of six months, purchaser
riving bond with approved security.
JAMES ROBESON, Commissioner.
Feb'y 1, 1S34. 7U-3t-pd
1. LANDS AND SAW MILLS FOlt SAMSv
The health of the subscriber being such aso-rt"t'r
a change of business necessary, oner for sale the
;- . P LA STATION i
V : . And One Saw Mill, :
" ' IX GOOD REPAIR, "
at Riverside, oft Lower Little River"; 14 milcfi&rsf of
Fayetteville, formerly occupied by Col. A. Miirchison,
containing some 250 acres, including the dwelling and
all pther improvements, on the north side of the Kiver.
There are about 50 acres under, cultivation, suscepti
ble of a high state of improvement, from which, with
ordinary care and industry, can be raised a sufficiency
or prouuee tor bom mnl and farm
yruuuce ior Dom mm ana farm. s-- - -
Also, the'sa-.v mill tiniU-r (for 27 years) on several
hundred acres of land (yet untouched) lving on the
Rtme.tream above the mil, joining the lajida from
wmch the null has been snpplicdT v--
- nsrwTOi mm) ieanm;for carry ingjm
rffi snbsVriber. i
r - .- 1
Any otiier intormation can be had ot. the suoscriocr
or oi u. i . jiciveunan on tue premises,
Rivers:de, Feb'y 13, 1854 81-4t-pd
WOKTH fc UTLEV,
lui near ding and G'encral Commission Merchants,
FAYETTEVILLE, X. C.
J. A. WoKTH. JOSEI'II UtLEY.
Feb'y 18 1854. 81-tf
S H K M W E L L HOTS 13.
IayrJlcvilic, JY. C.
East side Green Street, a few doors North of the Mar
The subscriber bees leave to announce to
the citizens of FavctleviHe, and the traveling
nblic, that he lias just tinished and opened his
House, for the reception and entertainment of any who
may wish permanent or transient Board.
His house is large ami comfortable, and his table
shall always tie furnished with the best the market w ill
alford. He also has good and trusty Ostlers, who will
attend faithfully to that department of the business.
No pains spared to make those comfortable who may
favor him with their patronage. a share of which is
respectfully solicited. Charges shall lie moderate.
Feb'e 18. 1S54. Sltf
THOMAS J. JOHSSOS,
Has just received, and offers for sale,
10 Bbls. extra Xew Orleans Molasses,
5 " " Svrup.
10 Mess Pork,
5 Hhds. new crop Molasses.
Xorth Carolina and Western Bacon,
Blacksmiths' Tools, complete,
Together with a varied stock of
GROCERIES? HARDWARE, AND DRY GOODS,
which wiil be exchanged for country produce, cash, or
" Also, a heavy stock of BOOTS AND SHOES, some
Also, fine Dress Coats and Pants, Satin and other
Vests. Shirts. Ac. Ac.
Also.. Distillers' Glue, and Seed Oats.
' el v i!-
c o :x n
STARR tt WILLIAMS are now receiving their se
cond stock, for tins season, of Staple and Fancy Dry
firwl.;- II ltu fS.inc tiliYc: !.-.fj- C'ilL- ..r,,l
B'pnets; Umbrellas, and Ready-made Clothing; with
a large assortment of Hosiery, Gloves, Silk and "Cotton
The above stock embraces a variety cf Seasonable
Goods not enumerated, comprising one of the largest
assortments we Lave ever ottered; and having recently
been purcha.M'd by the package, at a reduction from the
prices of the first of the season, they will be offered to
wholesale buvrrsoii our usual terms.
J. B. STARR.
Oct 3, 1853. J. M. WILLIAMS.
rUlUH.VSB I'OK Til SO l-'AI.T. Oi' 18S3.
The undersigned would notify their customers and
all others buying in this market, that liiey art: now re
ceiving a second Stock of Fail Goods for lfj:13, selected
bv one of the tirm personally, consisting of a general
Dry Goods, Hardware, Hats,
Also A large addition to their stock of Ready-Made
All of which they offer to the trade upon their usual
Purchasers will find it to their interest to give our
slock an examination before making their selections.
HALL & SACKETT.
ATTE5TIOJ?, THE WHOLE S
While you are talking of your internal improve nients.
forget not to call and tee the improvements made
in Guns at M. A. Faker's Gun Manufactory, on
Hay street, opposite the Post Office, where he has the
Prussian Needle Gun, Aif Guns, and various improved
Pistols, of Colt's Repeater, Allen's, Whitney's arms com
pany with Maynard primers, Armstrong Duelling
Pistols; with a large assortment of double and single
barrel Shot Guns, Game and Shot Bags. Powder
Flasks. Percussion Caps of English and French make,
with a large assortment of gaining fixtures.
Rifles constantly on hand and manufactured to or
der, and warranted to shoot from 100 to !;'(0 vrds.
Repairing of every thing in Cue Gunsmith line will
be done at short notice, in the best manner, and for a
small charge. All orders promptly attended to. All
work warranted. M. A. BAKER,
Sign of the Wooden Gun,
Hav street, opposite the Post OSice.
Jan'v 28, 1854. tf
C It. ST .
1500 bushels country Corn in store, for sale "by
V. II. LUTTERLOH.
January 21, 154 tf
James C. Smith. Iii.ks Costix
JAJiES C. SMITH 5L CO.,
Have removed their office to the second story of the
building formerly occupied l y the Telegraph Company,
where they are prepared to attend to all business in the
All business entrusted to them will be punctually
Wilmington, Jan'y 14, 1S.14. 76-ly
I am now receiving a much larger stock of
Fancy Dry Goods
than I have yet offered in Fayetteville, consisting of
Drv Good of every description, Hats, Boots, Shoes, and
Ready-made Clothing, winch will be sold as low as any
goods in the State.
I will be clad to have the Kulies call and examine ray
Sept. 17, 1.13. tf
W. F. MOORE.
Confectionery ami Variety Store,
Under the Fayetteville Hotel. Hay Street,
Fa vette v i i -i-K
31, 1S53 y
Bit OWN & DeROSSET,
D e R O S S E T B R O W Iff ,
WILMINGTON, N. C.
General Commission Merchants
10,000 lls. Tallow-wanted,
For which the highest cash price will lc paid.
Oct 8, is. A. M. CAMPBELL.
DR. W. F. BASON begs leave to say that he ex
pects to be in Fayetteville in February, when he hopes
to see aud hear from his friends and others.
Jan'y 2j, 1S51 70-tf
FA YET-T E VILL.E, N . C.
Mr Godfeco's Wifr. :
V i take the following from the Boston Traa
scric i : -
'ia3 always mingled pleasantly with socie
tjf ! tie which connected him most nearlv
uerica originated in a eintrular instance of
"lot St-first sight." lie was ''due day walking
wit vfriend out towards Georgetown H1ghts,
t ... -, i u i- i. i e 1
p W passed a boardtng school for young la-
aW' iju'v i a nracieu ny a iair giri oi 10, wuo
fto.I ;f .rtng. Iicr bag, and talking with great
girl f- "Vfto is sltef " enrgerTy
asked he, but his friend could not inform him
The door opened and in she went to her slate
and books, all uuconscious of the daguerreotype
that glimpse had left on the leeart of the grave
Russian Minister. The next day, and the day
following saw him taking the same walk, which
subsided to a very slow step as he approached
the building, and looked earnestly at every door
and window. May Day was at hand, ar.d was
to be celebrated as usual, in the school, by
some simple festivities, and the choice of a Queen I
from among the number, and this year the floral j
royalty happened to fall cu Miss Harriet AVsl
liams the very girl who had so instantly en
throned herself in the admiration of theforeigner. i
"Just before May Day, the Principal was
surprised to receive a note from the Russian
Envoy at Washington, expressing a great in
terest in education, and begiring permission to
be prcssent at the festival May Day, which it
would give him particular pleasure, as a stranger
to the customs of the country, to witness. Con
sent, of course, was very graciously granted and
the occasion was as charming as youth and
flowers always make it. At the end of the term,
Miss Harriet announced that she would not
attend school any more. "What, not graduate?
oh, why not' Are you going away?" But
she shook her head, laughed, and in a few
weeks was the wife of the Russian Minister.
She has accompanied her husband once or twice
to Russia, where she was very much admired,
and known as the "American rose." Her face
had regularity of feature, but was particularly
distinguislied for exquisite coloring. Nothing
could surpass the chestnut brown of her hair,
the bright gray blue of her eyes, nor the hue
of the lily and the rose so delicately blended in
her complexion. Perhaps her figure had too
much cm Ion point for perfect symmetry, but
she moved with grace and dignity. Although
there was a great disparity of years, and great
difference in apiiearance and character, between
herself and husband, it seems to have been a
very happy union."
Our Railroads. Letters were received this
iAfii'Jiajrom ..General Wallace and Mr Hub-
bart at a'suviller" bringing the gratifying in
telligence that the House of Representatives
had concurred in the amendment of the Senate,
to the omnibus bill, which provides one A and red
fwusand dollars for each railroad bridge neces
sary to be built over the Tennessee, Holston
and Clinch rivers. This together with the
$10,000 per mile provided for the iron and
equipments will give to the Kno.xville and
Charleston road state bonds to the amount of
$050,000 and in'one event $200,000 more; to
the Knoxvillo and Kentucky road $700,000.
This amount of bonds together with the premium
thereon which the companies may realize, places
the construction of the two roads beyond all con
tingency uliatcrci. Surely v.e have reason to
rejoice that our delegation in the Legislature
have acliieved so much for East Tennessee, and
in the bright prospects so rapidly opening before
us. Knoxcille liegistcr.
'.X . v . i
JCSsf" All per soh.s indebted to me by account
previous to October l.-d, 1858. are earnestly requested
to make payment. I am desirous of Fettling up the
old business. K. K. BR VAN.
February 11, 1854
l'er Sale or it cut.
The fine SUMMER RESIDENCE two miles west of
town Possession given immediately. Apply to John
II. Cook or C. E. Leete. " S. A. LEETE.
March 19, 183:?. tf
THE SALEM STAGE, by Plank Road, through
Carthage and Ashborough, will leave Fayetteville on
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, nt 0 o'clock 1'. M
and arrive at Salem on Tuesday, Thursday, and Satur
day, at o o clock i. m.
Returning, it will leave Salem on Sunday, Tuesday,
and Thursday, at U o'clock P. M.. aud arrive iu Fay
etteville uext days at 5 1. M.
This Stage is iu connection with the Warsaw Stage
Through Tickets from Salem to Warsaw for SI 2.
Feb'y 18, 1854. 81-0m
Is' hereby given that hereafter in the Court of Pleas
aud Quarter Sessions of Cumberland county, the Trinl
Docket will le taken up on Tuesday, and the State
Docket on Thursday of each and everv term.
JOHN McLAL RIN, Clerk.
' February 4, 1S34. 7D-4t
SEW GOODS. j
.The subscribers are now receiving into Store a large
and general !
STOCK OF GOODS,
Vt'hich will le sold at wholesale or retail at small pro
fits. Their stock embraces St. Croix, Porto Rico. Jlus
kavado, aud New Orleans Brown Sugars; A. B. and C.
coffee Sugars; Loaf, Crushed and Powdered do.; tine
and common Teas; Java, Laguira and Rio CoB'ee;
Pepper, Alsplce. Ginger, Alum, Epsom Salts, I. rim
stone, Indigo, Madder, Adamantine and Sperm Can
dles, sup. curb. Soda, Snulf, ground Mustard, fancy and
bar Soap, Camphor, Borax, Cider Vinegar, Mackerel in
whole and half barrels and kits. Mess Pork. Molasses,
Syrup. Sack Salt, Broad and Club Axes; Turpentine
Axes, Hackers. Scrapers aud Dippers; Pocket and
Table Cutlery; Shovels, Spades and Forks; broad and
common Bar Iron, Steel, Nails and Spikes. Weeding
Hoes, Hollow-ware, large assortment; lilaeksmith's
Tools, Ploughs. Cora Shcllers and Straw Cutters, Hats,
DOMESTIC DRV GOODS,
"W ith almost every article usually to be found iu this
market. " -
GEO. W. WILLIAMS & CO.
February 1G, 1854.
NEGROES FOR, SALE.
''--Will be 'sold at the Market House, on the 6th of
March, at 12 o'clock, THREE NEGROES one wo
man a good house servant three hoys 10 and 12 years
old. Also, 1 two horse Carriage and 5 or B setts llar-
C. E. LEETE, Auct r.
Feb y 18, 1854. 81-2t
Sorth Can4iua State AgricTtlliirnl Society.
A called meeting of the State Agricultural Society
of North Carolina will be held ia Raleigh on Wednes
day the 15th of March next, at which time it is hoped
that the members generally will be present.
.- By order of the President.
J. F. TO-MPKINS, Sec'y.
1 Colonization hi Tennessee.
A select committee of the Tenniesee Legisla
ture to Whom Was referred the subject of the
removal of free persons of color from that State,
reported strongly in favor of a system of colo
nization, and a bill designed to carry out their
view? was subseoueutlv adopted bv the Legis
lature. After noticing the great" increase of j
tree blacks that has taken place in Teunessce
within a few years, the committee says :
The idea is entertained by many, that the
negro race, owing to its natural inferiority, cau
never become cajmble of governing themselves.
Th question we .fe hall not undertake to decide,
and It must uid its solution in the result of the
iBjMWhlic of, Liberia. That
repesenietd tone now in aliig-b
Fy flourishing and prosperous condition, consid-!
ering the circumstances by which it has been
surrounded, and the difficulties it has encoun
tered. It has aided greatly in t lie suppession
of that infamous traffic M hich our own govern
ment was the first to declare piracy, and has
also been the means of extending into the in
terior of Africa some of the arts of civilized life.
There is no other means of civilizing
continent, which contains one hundred
ty millions of human beings, and whose growing
trade is attracting the attention of the commer
cial world, than through the instrumentality of
the Liberia n government. We doubt not the
free negroes of this country will, in a few years,
be so mueh dissatisfied with their condition in
this country, and so well persuaded of the ad
vantages resulting from their removal to Libe
ria, that many, if not all of them will volunta
rily seek homes iu that country so admirably
adapted to their necessities and their condition,
and where they may enjoy privileges which they
can never hope to possess in the presence of a
superior race. The wicked efforts of the abo
litionists to induce them to remain in this coun
try will, we douht not, prove unavailing when
they become more acquainted with their own
true interests, and better satisfied as to the ad
vantages which Liberia holds out as inducements
for their emigration thither. Maryland and
Virginia ha ve made liberal appropriations from
their State Treasurers, to provide the means for
the transportation of such of their free blacks
as might wish to remove, but as there are so
many applications for appropriations from our
State Treasury for more immediate and pressing
wants, we do not think it advisable to recom
mend any appropriation for any such purpose,
at this time, though we are decidedly of the
opinion that no more slaves ought to be eman
cipated in this State, unless the means are pro
vided by their owners for their transportation
to Liberia. We believe it would be much bet
ter for them, and much more conducive to the
best iuterests of society lor them to remain iu
slavery than to be liberated and permitted to
remain iu this State
ha viu(? the name of freedom
without anv of its advantages.
The report concludes as follows :"
The committee do not wish to recommend
an" harsh means for the removal of free negroes,
nor do they think that anything ought to be
done in the slightest degree inconsistent with
A Ciritiors Placard. The following placard
was at one time during the recent troubles in
Rome, aetuallv posted about the streets of the
Eternal Citv. Several dnvs elapsed ere its
hidden meaning was penetrated by our whilsotne
icquniutauce, (J luseppe .N avonc, chiet detective
of the Roman police. The reader who is not
quick at guessing riddles, will find the solution
of t lie following, bv reading across from one
inscription to the other :
Death to I'ius Xinth
The Republic is the best government
the vilest government is that of the Pope!
Down with the Priestly power,
Sovereignty of the People forever 1
Rri.wKit. liulwer, who is only 48 years old,
(though he has beeu thirty years before the
public,) is likely to become one of the next con
servative ministry . His property in llerford-
shire Knebworth, near Stevenage- is worth
about JLlo.UOU a vear. Jlis works, as 1 nave
stated, add .2,000 a year to this rental, and his
new publications for he cannot help writing
may Lc calculated at about as much more
Here, then, is nearly 20,000 a year, quite
sufficient to dace him above the imputation of
seeking- office for the sake of emolument; for
there is no greater crime, in the eyes of the
Rritish public, rich or poor, than for a man, not
actually wealthy, to aim at taking a leading
part in the government of the country. This
was the great fault of Canning, in the eyes even
of his party though Canning, 1)3" marriage, was
comparatively well set off- and this is the reason
wlnithe country gentlemen, the men of acres, so
unwillingly submit to the leadership of Disraeli,
whose principal income is his wife's jointure,
(settled ou her by Mr AVyndham Lewis, her
first husbaiui. which will die with her. Some
property of his own there certainly is; for iu
June, 1850, his wife purchased llughendcn
Manor, in Buckinghamshire, (a lauded estate
worth G00 a year,) aud made him a present
of it. By the "way, Disraeli was born iu the
same year as Bulwer being a few months
If Lady Bulwer were defunct, I doubt not
that Bulwer would obtain a peerage. On the
terms in which they now stand, he would decliue
an honor to be shared with her. Lady Bulwer,
lovclv young creature
tlVIll A j. v n v. --- . 1
some twentv-five years ago, has gradually Uc i ,
changed into a stout, coarse-minded ,woniaii,
aud eertainly has not improved .the delicuey
of miud by familiar associatiou with Mrs Jrol
lope.with whom she lives. A'. I". Sunday limes.
Dangerous Ammal. -A case recently
came up at the Clifton Sessions, m x.i.gia..u,
of one Mary Kyae, an infant, who sued, by her
father a man named Michael Mulroe, to recov
er damages for a personal injury sustained by
her It eems the defendant was the owner of
a very ferocious pig, which entered the house
of Kvne during the absence of the most of the
family, ad pulling the complainant out of the
cradl- "tc off one of her hands, and three fiu
.rers of the other. The defendant had had no
tice of the brute's ferocity, for a short tune pre
vious -thad attacked another of Kyne's children.
The Court awarded the plaintiff 10, to be paid
i aor-Av instalments of 2, the money to be
SSa ;.. the hands of Lord Lietrim, aud invest
ed bv his Lordship for her benefit.
The Apprehended Effect of lite War ircon i:niuJ-i
Supplies of Corn
.from the JS". V. Journal of Commerce.
Some of the English papers are complaining
of the mischievous effects which they allege to
have been produced, as respects the supplies of
corn in their granaries, by the delusive prospects
of peace which the Government and its organs
ot the press nave all along been encouraging,
while it must have been known that there could
be no reasonable expect atiou of any thing but
war. Not only, it is cpntended, has the Gov
ernment failed to take any precautions itself, na
to securing a necessary provision of grain, but it
has, by its fallacious representations, prc-veutcd
private enterprise afttl commercial speculation
tt'h5cl, the. exigencies of the country, may be
i mo uuai uuiuiiuigc io itie ixoi'ie. Hie
I French Government," it is observed, "saw dear
th", from the beginning, tire difficulties of the
case, and gave every possible encouragement to
the importation of corn. Helgium did the
same." The English Government, it is true,
docs not usually interfere in these matters, in
that way. Its general rule is that of non-interference
with commercial operations even where
the question of the nation's food is concerned
upon the principle, and we deem it an incontro
vertible one, that a Government may do most
for commerce by leaving it alone; rememhering
that, like a river, it never flows to .smoothly,
and therefore never proceeds so prosperously,
as when it follows its own course, without either
aid or cheek.
But it nevertheless did interfere; the com
plainants insist to this extent : "it instructed
its press to discountenance all apprehension of
hostilities wishing it to be believed that I he
peace of Europe would not be disturbed that
commerce would continue to flow in its ordina
ry channels and that what appeared to be im
impending storm was nothing more than a pac
ing cloud, that would soon disperse." So that
the consequence has been an ttlter neglect, they
go on to say, of any available provisions for the
wants of the country, and that some of its most
important sources of supply are being complete
ly cut off. ""While France and the Nether
lands," they say "have taken care to obtain it
large supply of corn, England lias procured a
most inadequate one; not more than one half
of what she requires, and of what she would
have possessed at the moment, if Ministers hud
revealed all that they know about the Fusion
dispute. -.We are inclined to think thtit then;
is reason in this. A little more candor, a little
more explicitness, not to say a little more
dealing, would doubtless have eneourngt d ope
rations iu the coru trade, which could not I tit
have been beneficial to all parties. Hut now thev
are suffering the evils of something
1 1 Jv e I'.tiiiino
prices. Bread riots have already
England ; and Ireland is distressed
durance, by scarcity aud want.
-We do wot. fogct thai,, this a-eaiiOu. of the
year when oue great source of supply of coi n (
Great Britain is always closed, wc menu
Baltic. But the apprehension, that, vcti when
spring arrives, and that great outlet for tic
Northern granaries is again open to British
requirements, the operations of inevitable war
will effectually shut it up from them, is cuttum
an injurious influence. The other great .-oi:iccr
the Bleak Sea, may be regarded as closed id
ready b" such operations, (destn, its prim ;
pal port, and the most important entrepot T
the great bulk of the cereal produce of the iVi
tile fields ot' Chirson and the Crimea, is too near
the mouth of the Pruth aud the Danube to;.i
low of exports being made to an enemy's coun
try, and for the supply of the enenn's food, ev -u
if the Black Sea were otherwise situated t!;:i;i
it is. The most desperate and deadliest purt n
the conflict may not improbably take plaee
there. The first rencounter which England wiii
have with Russia, is destined, most likeiv, to
occur in that very sea, from which, be it re
membered there is no way of escape but one.
and that within range of probably an enemv's
.But "it is an ill wind that blows nobody
good." America is already deriving advantage
from this state of things, while, at the mui'.o
time, she is conferring substantial benefit upo;i
England. But for American supplies, indeed,
we know not how Euglaud could get her most
pressing wants relieved. We have now before
us a list of the imports of foreign grain, &c.
into Liverpool during the two first weeks of the
present year, just when England is beginning
to feel nervous, if uot actually alarmed, upon
the subject -of her scanty stores of food, and it
is unusually large in fact, unprecedented arid
chiefly, if not wholly, from the United States
neither the Baltic nor the Mediterranean hav
ing contributed a particle of it. The list com
prises upwards of a million of bushels of corn,
and more than a quarter of a million of bane's
of flour, with large quantities of oats, peas ai.d
beans in addition. Still the English market.-:
for breadstuffs, we find, kept rising, and the Liv
erpool papers of the day when the Arabia sail
ed, report a further advance in wheat of fully
four pence (English) a bushel there being "u
strong attendance of country miller?, and the
business done was very active, both for consump
tion aud speculation."
Thus while England may thank God that
she has America to look to in her time of neeti
that here we have it iu our power to siq p!v
her people with food, and that we are able ami
willing too, to take off, in return for much of it,
the produce of that .people's industry let us'
on our part, also be glad, that iu so "doing we'
are also at the same time promoting our own
iuterests, commercial and agricultural. Our
present position is iu many respects an enviable
oue. Far removed from the scene of conflitt,
and without cause for interfering in it, wc have
the opportunity, as we have the means of deriv
ing advantages from a state of things which lo
Europe may be a source of incalculable evils.
Immkn-se flock of Pigf.oxs. A pigeor.-rcost,
ten miles long by live broad, iu Franklin county'
Indiana, it is said, is now swarming with pigecuV.
The roar of their wings, on arriving and depart
ing from the roost, is tremendous, and the
flocks during the flight darken the heavens.
The ground is covered to the depth of several
inches with their manure. Thousands arc killed
by casaul ties from breaking limbs of trees.
The sale of the stock of delinquent subscri
bers to the North Carolina Iiailroad took lace
in Raleigh on the 11th inst. It brought i n
average of about 34 per share.