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A WEEKLY NEWSPAPE"B--Dcjrotcd ' to Politics, the Markets, Foreign and Domestic "Sivs, Literatnre, Agriculture, and General InformationTWO DOLLARS I ADVANCE .
WILLIAM J. YATES, Editor and Proprietor.
FAYETTEVIIE, N. C, SAT1SDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1854.
VOLUME XV NO. 821.
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J. E. EUVAX, P. M.
?i a i: r, k k a t o ii a",
i:y ;i;o. eaudeii.
ailv opjiosite to I-. W. Winkings" Auction Store,
l ayttevilL', N. C.
Oct. l. l " y
AS J) rsTj-:n GOODS,
the Cape Fear Bank.
Opposite
JONES & LETT
now in Store a large and handsomi:
FALL A: WINTER GOODS,
Have
Stock of
the firm.
Stock of
Seb-ctf
d dunr-.e- tli pat montli. iy one ot
in th
Stapl Ww "ork .Market, comprising a larg
and Fancy 1 It Y H O ( J) S,
JliHits, Sficrs oiJ L'mhrilla s,
Together with a lame assortment of fine
FAMILY
G ROCER ! ES, 'onfeet ionerii
s. Ac. all of which they
custom 'rs. and all those
ar'' prep-ired to offer to
th.
ir
wishing to p
llfcha-e select :
" l'rodui'e taki
ooils. at the lowest market
1 in exchange for goods.
J. W. LETT.
v-p't
prices.
REUI5EX .JONES.
S-
pt. it;, lsvi.
A. rji!ti?(ii,
ACCTIOSKKJl . COMJIISSIOX MKUCHAXT,
i;.i--t side of Gillesj)ie street,
1- ai i:
if.
TK VI l.l.K.
N. C.
October . IS.
BARGAINS! BAIK
AINS !!
The undersigned tias now in t
ter stock of GOODS. co:iist'mg
ire his Fall and Win
of a general assort-
incut of
DRY GOODS .7.7) G ROC ERIES,
Hats. Caps. Bonnets. Boots and Shoes. Sa'tinets. Cas
K;,,.r,s Li use vs. Flannels. Muslin-de-La;ns, Alpaccas.
Shawls. Cravats. Ac. Coffee. Sugar. Molasses, Tobac
co Ac. Ac. Also, a general and well selected stock
of R EA D V-M ADE CLOTHING, consisting of Coats,
Vests. Pants. Shirts and Under-shirts.
Adamantine, spetm and pearl Candles: pepper, spice,
salaratus. starch, line chewing tobacco. Ac.
Produce taken in exchange for Goods at market
pr.cos.
R. D. DAVIS.
on St., next door to F. D. Breece.
North side of Pel
N. B
All persons indented to me by note or ac
respectfully requested to call and settle im
. as longer indulgence will not be given.
count are
mediately
Oct. 1.
1S5 1 v R. D. I).
U'l D L I A M Ii O TU,
Dealer in
DRY GOODS AND GROCERIK
KAM1LV
OVISIKXS, &.-.
Fool
October
I In if niov f,
S51
Foyetlevillc, S. C.
tf
If A 1 Ak ir i- X' j-u j- 9
BR I Civ MASON AND PLASTERER,
F'siyette ill- A. C.
Person?
wanting woriv done m ins line will
ug woriv none in n.s line will oe
promptly attended to iy auuressing nun ac me i- ayeue
ville Post Otlice.
FayetteviU". Ja.f y 2S. 1S54 . ly-pd
STOLEN.
The
nbseriber had stolen fi:i him on last Tuesday
night, the
plantation
tiesh, of a
worn, and
7th inst., a HOKt, A.Mi 11 0O. at lus
in Carver's Ncek. The Horse is low in
sorrel color. The Buggy is eonsiderablv
li s ou; side of the dash hoard broken oif.
. . i t i .i . ..
There is also
..lo stole. Fr
a new sett oi Harness which me ineir
m all the information I can get, 1 am
of the opinion that
Gotier is a'-out
Peter Goticr is the then.
21 years old. of small statue, dark
coinplection
mine into :
about 5 feet Iiign; lie is supposeu to nave
mio-on eonntv. Anv information given
1 ... .1 -II "... 1 i.., !,
? '. ':m i,.. o'italdv rewarded. Address
, I J. I !-
I cm ret enner me inir- ni ; ox
men. . - . li. P. FREEMAN.
Gray's Creek P. ().. Cumberland Co
Nov, 11.1!
IRVI. -ii
TEAS! TEAS!!
Hyson, Tmpcri
for sale by
Nov. !L
il aud Oolong, an or nrsi quaiuy.
J. N. SMITH.
l'J-tf
WOOL HATS.
A large supply
.t T.amb's Wool
of MY OWN .MA.NUfAbiunt
Hats.
Also, Farmers
JCovember 4fl.
and Planters
smooth Fur Hats.
DAVID GEE.
STOCK, 134.
S T A It It & WILLI A M S
Have now in Store a LARGE STOCK OF
IIl Y G OOIXS,
Hats, Cas, Boots, Shoes, Silk and. Straw
Bonnets, Umbrellas, and Ready-made
Clothing-,
Which will be sold to WHOLESALE BUYERS,
exclusively.
The attention of Merchants is particularly invited to
this Stock. Orders solicited and satisfaction guar
antied. J. B.
J. M.
Aug. lfi, 1851. 807-tf
STARR.
WILLIAMS.
1 8 3 4.
AND WINTER,
FALTj
QOODS.
Our Fall
and AVintcr Stocdv of
DRY GOODS,
HARDWARE, BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS,
Bonnets, and
IiKADY-MAVE CLOTlIIJG,
Is now in Store anil ready for inspection, embracing
by far the largest and most extensive assortment we
have ever offered to the trade, and is well worthy the
examination of every Merchant visiting this place.
Particular attention paid to orders.
HALL & SACKETT.
August 1I, 185-i
PALL, 1854.
r 1 1131 AJTJJ A'EW
GOODS.
PEARCE & FERGUSON
Are now receiving their Fall and Winter Stock of
i) it y a o on s ,
Hats, Cnps, Bonnets, Umbrellas, Parasols,
Boots, and Shoes, S:e. &e.
With an extensive assortment of Read y -made Clothing.
All of which they offer to purchasers at low prices
and upon accommodating terms.
From long experience, ami by strict attention to
business, they hope to merit ashare of public patronage.
B.
F.
PEARCE.
J.
B.
FERGUSON.
807-tf
Favetteville. Ausr, 17, 18."4.
SIIEM WELL & McPONALD,
(Successo's to I. Shemwill,)
Dkalkhs ix Staple axd Fancy
DRY GOODS,
BOOTS AXD SHOES, HATS AND CAPS,
Also a general assortment of Straw & Silk BONNETS.
In addition to our stock now on hand, which is very
good, we will in a few days receive a new supply of
SEA S OJS'AliLE G O OD S,
Which we will sell low for cash or on reasonable time
to punctual customers.
W. B. SHEM WELL.
A. X. Mc DONA ED.
East side Green Street.
Fayetieville, Sept 23, 18.r4. y
J A M E S K Y L E
f
DRY GOODS,
Boots and Siccs, Unix, Caps, U-mhrellas, S-c.
Among which arc.
French and English Merinos, very cheap,
Muslin dcLains and Alpaccas.
Brocade, plaid and plain Silks.
Muslin anil Bobinet. Sleeves and Collars.
Merino and other Shawls, long and square.
Calico and Ginghams.
Silk and Cotton Handkerchiefs,
Best made Bolting Cloths.
A large stock of READY-MADE CLOTHING,
With many other Goods, all of which being purchased
by the package at the late reduced prices, will le
offered wholesale or retail at very low prices.
September 15. 1854.
so tic j:.
Having opened a Store on East side of Gillespie
street, opposite P. P. Johnson, and one door South of
W. Draiighon. I would beg leave to announce to the
citizens of Favetteville and surrounding country, that
I have just received my stock of
F. 1 LL AJ'D IVIJYTER G O OT) Sr
Consisting of
Dry Goods, Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes,
Clothing, Sugar and Coffee, &c,
Which I will sell on accommodating terms.
SAM E CAIN, Jr.
Sept. 30, IS.", 4. 13-2m
MRS. WALTON
Will return from the North the first of October with a
very large stock of
MILLIXERY FASCY GOODS,
And the latest style of DRESS TRIMMINGS and
PATTERNS; Cloth and Velvet Mantillas, Talmas, and
Cloaks; Collars. Under-Sleeves. and inside Capes.
Also a very handsome assortment of HEAD-DRESSES
and CAPS".
She returns thanks for former patronage, and hopes
her patrons and friends will call before purchasing
elsewhere.
Favetteville, Sept. 185 I 13-tf
FALL AND WISTEK GOOUS.
J. tJ- T. 1YADDILF,
HAY STREET.
Are now receiving their Fall and Winter GOODS,
consisting of a large and well selected stock of
GROCERIES
Hardware,
Ctitlerv,
Blacksmith & Tur
pentine Tools.
Agricultural Imple-
II ATS and CAPS,
Boots and Shoes,
Saddlery and Leather,
Heavy articles in the
Drug line,
Ready-made Clothing,
and staple Dry Goods.
meats,
This Stock we are prepared to job or retail.
Favetteville, Oct. 2 1, 1 51.
JGg? We ask the Planters and Turpentine
men to examine our Kerseys, Negro Blankets,
Hats and Shoes.
SO TIC E.
On the 12th of June last I mailed a letter at Prospect
Hall P. ().. Bladen county, directed to Mr Joshua
Carman. Favetteville. N. C, containing tw o one hun
dred dollar notes on the Commercial Bank of Wilming
ton, one numbered 1262 the other 195. The letter
also contained a blank note signed by John S. Willis
ami Bartram Robeson, and endorsed by Thos. J. Robe
son, for the purpose of renew ing a note held by the
P.auk of Cape Fear at Favetteville. The letter has not
reached its destination. "All persons are hereby cau
tioned against using the note, and if the letter and its
contents are returned to nie a liberal rew ard will be
paid. JOHN S. WILLIS.
Oct. 28. 15 i. 2m
BUTTER.
150 Firkins prime Mountain Butter.
8 bushels Cranberries.
Oct. 2S. 185L 17-4t GEO. McNEILL.
S T O V E S .
I have a good assortment of
Cooking, Parlor, Box, and a few Coal Stoves.
I will sell very low call aud examine at south-east
corner Market Square.
C. W. ANDREWS.
October 21st. IC-St
FALL
disIqlutiox.
The firm of G. W. I. GOLDSTON & CO
18
this
day dissolved by mutual consent.
G. W. I. GOLDSTON.
11. W. GOLISTON.
Nor. 17th, 1854.
THE SUBSCRIBER having purchased the interest
of R. W. Goldston in the late firm of G. W. 1. Gold
ston & Co., will still continue to carry on the -
Grocery and Hnlwre Biiaiiiess
at the old stand. He invites all his friends to call on
him when they come to market, and he will try to
make himself useful.
G. W. I. GOLDSTON.
Nov. 17th. 1854. - 0-tf
LAND FOR SALE. 1
The undersigned wHl pell at public auction on the
2d day of Decembers at Allen McCaskilFs Urulge pa
Big KeckfLsh, Roleson coonfg-,A . .,.z-;
lj-ing ou Big Rockflsh. The land is well timbered and
well adapted to the turpentine business.
Terms made known o;i the dav of sale.
" NE1LL J. SHAW.
Nov. 17, 1854. 2t
l-IOO ACHES COAL LAS'D
FOR SALE.
The subscribers being desirous of moving West, now
offer their Land for sale. The Land is situated be
tween Egypt and the Gulf, on the south side of Deep
River, for two miles up and down the said River.
There are 1 200 acres of the Land, with some 400 or
500 acres under a good state of cultivation; the bal
ance Timber land. The Land lies a ouarter of a mile
south of the Coal
out-crop, (dipping under the said
land) the coal has been shown on tw o sides of the said
land not more than i mile from it. Geologists say it
is all underlaid with Coal, but the subscribers not
thinking of selling until very recently have never had
a searcti maoe lor the ( oal. but have no doubt that if
a search v.-as made the coal would be found
I he Land has on it a new and good Grist and Saw
Mm. a good Dwelling Horse, a number
Stables. large enough for 24 head of Muhi
one set of
all under
out.- men, ami ouier oui. i hi i in n ts siutaule to a larm.
Any person wishing to enter iuto the Coal speculation
would do well to give the subscribers a call as they are
determined on going est. Address Oakland P. O..
Liiathaiu County N. C.
F. M. & J. G. FOOSIIEE
Nov. IS, 1854. 20-Ct
SASII, BLIADlj AND DUOHS.
g. s. nun-: 4- co.
Are now putting up in this place Machinery" of the
most improved kind lor the manufacture ot SASH
BLINDS and DOORS, which will enable us to furnisl
a goon arncie ana ar jess price than they have ever
lieen sold in this market.
ALSO
Ornamental Mouldings of all kind, length and size.
Machinery expected in a few days for planing, tongue
ingaud grooving Flooring.
All orders addressed to G. S. Buie & Co. will re
ceive prompt attention.
G. S. BUIE A: CO.
Favetteville, Nov. 18, 1851. 20-(;m
N O T I C E .
j ne sunscrincrs naving lormed a ( opartncrship un
der (lie style of WEBB A: BROTHER for the trans
action of a
Mercantile anil Commlssian Business
t.v iiw to-n irj- ay e'u e oe,-iV: : "T CKpevfi Turfy" tender
their services to tbe'puLhc.
Thev will keep on hand at their store in the New-
Building on Gillespie street, a constant supply of choice
rAMIL Y GROCER IBS
And Provisions, Wood and Willow-Ware, rc,
Which thev offer at wholesale or retail CHEAP FOR
CASH, or in exchange for eountrv produce of all
kinds, ami on the usual time to prompt customers.
Jp-Cr ORDERS filled wi'Ji promptness and despatch,
and no pains spared to render their estabiislmient em
phaticallv the
PEOPLE'S STORE.
Particular attention paid to receiving and forward
ing, buying and selling I roduce, and merchandize.
L. II. WEBB.
H. II. WEBB.
Rkfku to Wm. Neff A Sons. Wilmington: Col. J. W.
Cameron, Messrs II. A E. J. Lilly. Favetteville; Col
W. L. Steele. Rockingham. N. C: Wm. J. Lougee. Ra
leigh; E. R. Liles. Lilesville.
Favetteville. November 11. 1851.
tf
FOR SALE.
FANNIE SMITH, a leautiful bay Mare
a ix-autilul bay .Mare, six years
old. a very fine Bug;
of four minutes.
Nov. ith.
ry animal, and trots a mile inside
I). W. C. BEN BOW
19-2t
sua a it,
Porto Rico. N. Orleans and Havana, Brown. Clarified.
('rushed and Pulverised, lor sale at the People's
Store, by WEBB & BROTHER.
Nov. 11.
Pine Cider
By the gallon or barrel,
Store, bv
Nov. 11.
ATinetjar,
for sale at the People's
UKUJi A: BROTHER
jffeg? Mackerel, No.
People's Store, bv
Nov. 11.
1
and 2,
WEBB
for sale at the
& BROTHER
OJSIOXS,
A few barrels WethersfieM Onions for sale at the
Poeple's Store, by WEBB & BROTHER.
Nov. II.
jBggrThc New York Ink Company's celebrat
ed writing Fluid and black Ink. wholesale and retail
at the People's Store, bv the agents.
Nov. II. WEP.B & BROTHER.
ST Johnson, Rollins tfc Co's. Wetherslield
Garden Seeds, for sale at the People's Store, by their
agents. WEBB & BROTHER.
' Nov. 11.
DANCING ACADEMY.
JOHN WORD presents his compliments to the
Ladies and Gentlemen of Favetteville, ami respect
fully informs them that he will open a Dancing School
as soon as sufficient encouragement be given.
J. W. returns hi sincere thanks for a rendition of
past, favors. A subscription list is left at the Fayette-
ville Hotel, where terms will be made known.
Nov. 11. PJ-4t
notice,
ise Application will be made to the ensuing
session ot the Legislature ot ortli Carolina to emanci
pate Betty Beebe.
November lth. 3t-pd
Dental and Srj;icai Instruments,
Magneto Electro Machines, a large assortment just
received and for sale bv
J. N.
l!)-tf
SMITH.
Nov. 0.
State ef Xorlh t'aiol iii--Jlon t joinery Comity
Court of I 'leas and
Term. 1854
L. Simmons vs. Wilson Boyd.
Attachment Levied on Land.
In this case it appearing to the satisfaction of the
Court that Wilson Boyd is a non-resideut of this State
and it is ordered by the Court that publication be made
in the North Carolinian, a newspaper published in the
town of Favetteville, for six weeks, fur suid Boyd to
be and appear at our next Court of Pleas and Quarter
Sessions to be held iu and for the county of Montgom
ery, at the Court. House in the town of Troy, to plead,
answer or demur, or the same w ill beheldproconfesso.
Witness. John McLennan, clerk of our said court at
ofiice this 13th day of November. A I 1854.
20-et " joiin Mclennan, cierk.
XT i D fV LT (liDAI 1WI 1 XT
amin 11 univimriiiri.
FA YE TTE V1LL.E. ,V. 6.
Farther from Jfexiro.
VTZff Government Forces Defeated by Alvarez.,
Baltimore, Nov. 17. The New 'Orleans
papers of Saturday last, as late as dueT are to
hud. .They contain the de ails of the Mexican
nexys received by the steamship Orizaba, aifd
whfch, in some particulars Js quite the reverse
of the account received by telegraph direct from
KeV Orleans. ,, It appears that, in the battle
ffoacht' -.at Cainpo Guerrero, the victory belomr-
fjed to the -forces, of - Alvarez, who routed and
pviUofiySOO of, the Government troons.
iT ,t -rtfiMr head ,of some ornVrilla
.mTOj-wim;gputBU ct HHMwerci., Wf wiyt a turn
some 2,000 head of cattle.
General Alvarez had issued an address to the
citizens of Mexico, denouncing the Dictator,
Santa Anna, and closing with "Down with
the tyiaut death to the despot I"
.. Thk Hon. J. C. Dosr.ix and the Sknator
shii'. r-AVe perceive by the Washington Union
that this gentleman, whose elevation to the
United States Senate was anxiously desired by
hosts of admirers in and out of the State, has
written a letter to his friends at home, express
ing a desire that his name may not be used in
connection with the Senatorship to be supplied
hy the approaching Legislature.
While his friends in the State will sincerely
regret this determination of Mr Dobbin, it is
nevertheless gratifying to reflect that his ser
vices will not be lost to the country but he will
continue to occupy his present distinguished
position, which he has filled with such marked
ability and signal success, since the inauguration
of the present administration. He has admin
istered the affairs of the Navy Department in a
manner alike creditable to himself, his State
and his country: and under his continued
management, that arm of the public service will
be rendered infinitely more efficient than ever
before.
It is also gratifying to North Carolina pride
to witness the strong hold which her favorite
son has upon the confidence and esteem of Pre
sident Pierce. Ulizabeth Citv Pioneer.
Failures of the Administration. The Ad
ministration has failed to commit itself to the
speculating policy of its predecessor.
It lias tailed to give way to the assaults of
the abolitionists.
It has failed to permit them to violate the
Constitution of the United States.
It has failed to yield to the insolent demands
of foreign governments.
It has failed to oppose the principles of pop
ular sovereignty.
It has failed to follow in the foot-stens of its
vitrfny-Tniportant to the peace, tranquility and
welfare of our country.
It has failed to commit itself to Native Ameri
canism, Jvnovv-otliiirsism. and fanaticism tren-
erally.
These are among the failures of the Adminis
tration. VV e do not yonder that they excite
the ire of the fusionists and whig leaders; but
we do wonder that this ire should be so public
ly and so bitterly manifested. Cleveland Plain
dealer. In order to let the South see the platform
on which the know-nothings of Massachusetts
have triumphed, (and especially iu face of the
efforts now making to inoculate the South with
that dangerous fanaticism,-) we copy the fol
lowing resolutions adopted by a recent conven
tion of that party before the last election :
"Resolved, lhat we had with hope and ioy
the recent brilliant successes of the republican
party in the btates ot Maine, Iowa, Indiana
Pennsylvania, and Ohio, and we trust these
victories, are a loresliauow or others soon to
come, iy which ine iree taies snan present one
solid phalanx of opposition to the aggressions
of slavery.
"Resolved, That in the present chaotic con
dition of parties in Massachusetts, the only star
above the horizon is the love of human liberty
and the abhorrence of slavery, and. that it is
the duty of all anti-slavery men to rally around
the republican party as an organization which
invites the united action ot t lie people on the
one transcending question of slave dominion
which now divides the L mon.
A few evenings since a young lady named
Ellen Tompkins, residing ou Race above Thir
teenth street, dressed herself to go to 'the ball
given by Reeves and Mine, in Mam Street Hall.
After she had completed her toilet, and while
waiting for her partner, she was seized with au
apoplectic lit, and fell to the floor. When
picked up she was found to be dead. The as
tonishment of her friends and partner at her
unexpected and sudden demise can be better
imagined than described. Cincinnati Gazette.
Utah. The special Washington
correspon-
dent of the New York Times savs:
"The President still suspends the appointment
of a successor to Brigham Young. There is
undoubtedly a good reason for this. I hazard
little in saying that the President has deter
mined to make the issue with the Mormons, to
see at once whether they intend to maintain
the attitude of defiance to the Federal author
ity which their present government aud spiritual
leader Has assumed lor them. 1 oung certainly
will not be re-appointed, and ought not to be.
If his successor is to have a" struggle with the
people of Utah, it is better that he should go
out armed with all the moral power of the
Government possible; and to this end probably
he will not be appointed until the Senate is in
session to confirm the nomination at once. A
ac uuiiuiuuuoii oi wisaom, nrmness ana cour-
Quarter Sessions Julv&ce Wl1 De indispensable to the successful nom-
i-.-. I r . . ... .
mee lor mis important station."
Short way of Getting a Divorce. The
Albany (New York) Argus says that the fol
lowing notice appears in a German newspaper
of that city ; ,
"As my husband, Joseph Rentz, has left me
without any. provocation, and I have seen or
heard nothing of him this last year past, I here
by declare that unless he returns in three days
from this date I shall take it as a divorce, and
shall marry again immediately.
Johavxa Rents."
From the Jialeigh Standard.
. The Lunatic Asylum.
We accepted the polite invitation of Dr. E. C.
Fisher, the Superintending Physician, a few
days since, to visit the North Carolina Asylum
for the insane in the course of coustruction near
this City. -
The length of the entire building is 726 feet,
the width of. wings 40 feet, width of central
portion of building 80 feet with front of 140
feet.,- There is a handsome dome on top of the
central building, commanding an extensive view
of the City and. surrounding country.; The
wings are designed forpatieuts, one for females
and the other for males,, and are three stories
in height. Each story is divided longitudinally
bv corridors, with cross line of separation for
rttViiiWtl ofpstfTien tap each cmTjrtorCOJTtatnrnjr
sitting room, dinjpg room, attendants rooms,
bath room, space for pumb waiter, &c. The
windows of the patient's apartments are to be
supplied with cast iron sashes, the upper half of
which will be glazed, and the lower half with
out glass, with a wooden glazed sash adjacent
to it, to be hoisted when necessary or desired;
thus preventing escapes through ihe windows,
and furnishing at the same time the necessary
ventillation. The appearance ou the exterior of
the window will be that, of single frame work.
The central building, four stories in height, is
designed for the officers and other persons con
nected with the institution. It rests upon brick
walls, 3 feet thick at lirst, and 2 feet thick
to the roof. There is a inagniBcent arcade in
front, resting on massive brick columns or pil
lars. The first floor of central building is divi
ded by an immense hall into two suites of rooms
and offices in front, with a commodious dining
room, rooms for Steward and Matron on one
side having a dumb waiter closet, and on the
ot her side apothecaries' apartment. The ceiling
of the hall is supported by four handsome col
umns of cast iron. The second floor is arranged
in somewhat similar style, and is designed for
private chambers. The third floor contains bed
rooms, and a large Chapel for religious exercises
on Sundays. The base of the rotunda suppor
ting cupola above will be used as water tank
rooms, where a constant supply of fresh water
will be kept for distribution over the building
by means of pipes.
The walls of the basement, which extend
throughout the entire building, are of stone and
very substantially constructed. The middle of
the basement will be the warm air chamber,
with a passage on each side for purposes con
nected with the building, one of them being ap
propriated to the landing of dumb waiters from
the rooms of the patients above, the other will
be occupied by the main soil pipe running hori
zontally, and connected with the vertical pipes
from water closets above. The air will be heat
ed by steam contained in coils of pipe placed iu
sections of the chamber and will be conveyed to
into corridors and rooms throughout the entire
building. Each corridor will likewise contain
foul air flues for the escape of foul air to the
external atmosphere through ventilators in4hc
centre oiLthe two wings; and fresh air will be
constantly introduced iuto the warm air cham
ber through apertures ou the sides of its walls.
By the aid of a large fan in connection with
the steam apparatus it is intended to supply the
Apartments ot the mam building with abundant
currents of fresh air during the summer months,
which will add much to the comfort of all.
The entire building is supplied with gas pipes
for lighting it effectually with rosin gas, to be
manutactured ou the grounds of the Asylum.
This mode of lightiug commends itself both by
its safety and economy, and will be a great
improvement compared with the ordinary
method.
Eighty feet in the rear of the main building
stands the kitchen, which is 80 feet by 40, and
three stories high. The food will be prepared
here, and carried to the basement of the main
building, whence it will be conveyed to the up
per apartments by dumbwaiters, before referred
to. This arrangement is quite important, as it
ensures system and regularity and obviates the
necessity of servants passimr through the main
building with food, &c.
One hundred feet in the rear of the kitchen
stands the boiler house, intended for steam en
gine and boilers. There are rooms here for
engineer, for fuel, fce, aud the floor above will
be used as a laundry and drying room by steam
power. Near this building is a large well, from
which it is expected a sufficiency of water will
be obtained for the institution. " Force pumps,
by steam, will be used for delivering it at points
where it may be needed. Some 10,000 gallons
per day will be required during the summer
months.
The building is to be stuccoed, and is intend
ed to represent light sandstone. The cornice
around the entire building is the subject of ad
miration by every visitor.
The site of the building is most eligible and
commanding. Early steps should be taken for
completing it, for furnishing it, and for making
the necessary enclosures and improvements on
the grounds.
We learn that the institution is designed to
accommodate 250 patients. Judging from a
nea ranees, it will require twelve months more
to finish and fit it for -their reception.
It is but simple justice to J)r Fisher, the in
telligent and accomplished Superintending
Physician, to state that he appears to be tho
roughly informed as to the details of the build
ing, and to be most devoted to his duties. The
Commissioners could have appointed no one
better qualified, by nature and education, than
he is for the responsible post he fills.
Free Trade. The Burlington (Yt.) Senti
nel gives a sketch of an address recently deli
vered in that place by Hon. George P. Marsh,
returned U. S. Minister to Constantinople. In
- - - i- -f -f 1 1.. -7,wl
the course of his remarks, .ur .,uucu
the tendency of the nations of the globe toward
free trade. A conviction of the expediency
and desirableness of removing restrictions upon
commerce prevails almost universally abroad.
The people of Europe, he said, would have
custom houses and tariffs abolished, and gradu
ally approximate ta the point of universal free
trade. He had himself, as all knew, labored
earnestly in support of a different policy, but
lie was compelled to believe that the experi
ment would be tried, sooner or later, aud the
day is coming when free trade will prevail the
world over, or at least very small ad valorem
duties be imposed anywhere.
Freamritftry Warning.
A Story of a Faithful Dog.
The following story is said, by the Ports
mouth Chronicle, to be derived, aa to all ka-'
facts, from a most respectable Quaker family,
whose veracity cannot be doubted: "
"About fifty years ago, in the western port
of the State of New York, lived a lonely widow,
named Mozher. Her husband had been dead
many years, and her ouly daughter was grown
p and married, living at the distance of a
mile or two from the family mansiou. , .
And thus the old lady lived alone iu her
house day and night. Yet iu her conscious in
nocence and trust in Providence, ' she felt safe
and cheerful did her -work onietlv duriixr t.hn
iy'I'il?.',!!1 Ht cveutide s.ent sweetly. .
""c murmur, -nowr wc awtwi jta an
extraordinary and' unwonted gloom upon h.er
mind, which was impressed with the apprehen
sion that something strange was about to hap-
I pen to ner or Hers, fto lull was .she of this
thought that she could not stay at home that
day, but must go abroad to give vent to it, by
unbosoming herself to her friends, especially to
her daughter. With her she spent the greater
part of the day, and to her she several times
repeated the recital of her apprehensions. The
daughter as often repeated the assurances that
the good mother had never done injury to aiy
person, ami added, 'I cannot think any one
would hurt you, for you have not an enemy iu
the world.'
As the day was declining, Mrs Mozher sought
her home, but expressed the same feelings as
she left her daughter's house.
On her way home, she called on a neighbor,
who lived in the last house before she reached
her own. Here she again made known her
continued appreheusious, which had nearly ri
pened into fear, and from the lady of the man
sion she received answers similar to those of
her daughter. 'You have harmed no one in
your whole lifetime, surely no one will molest
you. Go home in quiet, and Rover shall go
with you. Here Rover,' said she to a stout
watch-dog that lay on the floor, 'here, Rover,
go home with Mrs Mozher, and te care of
her.' Rover did as he was told. The widow
went home, milked her cows, took care of
everything out of doors, and went to bed as
usual. Rover had not left her for an instant.
When she was fairly iu bed, he laid himself
down upon the outside of the bed, and as the
widow relied on his fidelity, and perhaps chid
herself for needless fear, she fell asleep. Some
time in the night she awoke, being startled,
probably, by a slight noise outside of the house.
It was so slight, however, that she was not
aware of being startled at all, but heard as
soon as she awoke, a sound like the raising of a
window near her bed, which was iu a room on
the ground floor.
The dog neither .barked nor moved. Next
mere wasluiouier sunim, .as H some one was in"
the room and stepped cautiously on the floor.
The woman saw nothing, but now for the first
time felt the dog move, as he made a violent
spring from the bed, and at the same moment
something fell on the floor, sounding like a
heavy log. Then followed other noises, like
the pawing of a dog's feet; but soon all was
still again, and the dog resumed his place on
the bed without, having barked or growled.
This time the widow did not go to sleep im
mediately, but lay awake wondering, yet not
deeming it best to get up. But at last she
dropped asleep, and when she awoke the sun
was shining. She hastily stepped out of bed,
and there lay the body of a man extended on
the floor, dead, with a large knife iu his hand,
which was even now extended. The dog had
seized him by the throat with a grasp of death.
and neither man nor dog could utter a sound
till all was over. This man was the widow's
son-in-law, the husband of her only daughter.
He coveted her little store of wealth, her house,
her cattle, and her land; and instigated by
this sordid impatience, he could not wait for
the decay of nature to give her property up to
him and his, as the only heirs apparent, but
made this stealthy visit to do a deed of dark
ness in the gloom of the night. A fearful reiri
butiou awaited for him. The widow's appre
hensions, communicated to her mind and im
pressed upon her nerves by what unseen power
we know not, the sympathy ot the woman who
loaned her dog, and the silent but certain watch
of the dog himself, formed a chain of events
which brought the murderer's blood upon his
own head, and which are difficult to be explain
ed, without reference to that overruling Provi
dence which numbers the hairs of our heads,
watches the sparrow's fall, and 'shapes our
deeds, rough hew them as we will.'
When to ii Sweet Potatoes to i'res erve
them from Rot. A gentleman who is an ex
perienced farmer remarked in our presence the
other day, that potatoes should be dug when
they got ripe. We were at first a litte sur
prised having never heard of ripe potatoes be
fore, though often enough of raw ones. But a
moment's reflection satisfied us that there must
be good philosophy iu it, for nature very plain
ly indicates the proper time to pluck all other
fruits, aud why not the potatoe ? But how to
tell a ripe potatoe was the question that puzzled
us. 'Simple enough,' replied our informant.
'Pull several fftttatoes from different parts of
your patch, break them and give them time to
dry, aud if the fresh broken parts dry over per
fectly white the potatoe is ripe, and should be
du. But if of a darkish hue, the potatoe is
not ripe and should be left to ripen. If dug
when ripe they will keep, if not they will rot.
Try it. Saitdcrsvilte Georgian.
A Natural Curiositv. "We have several times
heard of a spotted negro man belonging to Mr.
A. F. Bruce, of Saline county. A few days ago
we called to see him. His master informed us
that the negro is about forty-five years old. At
twelve he was copper color all over; at twenty
years of age he was spotted like a leopard ; since
that time he has been white nearly all over. He
is now undergoing a second change the black
spots increasing in size and number. The parts
of his skin which are white are very white and
clear, and as smooth as the skin of any laboring
white man. The Teins in his arms hare the sama
blue appearauce of those of the fairest skinned
white man. The hair and features show that
he is an unmixed African. He is stout, and
always has been healthy, except a rheumatism
in one leg, which is of late origin. In the hands
of Baruum Joe would be a fortune.-r- Lexington
(3Io.) Express.
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