Woo is General Jones?
And echo very qneerly answers, ask the rock
of Mexico I The General's wbcftlirig plume might
have been seen waving in the thickest of the fight
had it not becu that an unfortunate rock threw
its shadow upon his etui wart frame and his
own men could not witness his deeds of
That valiant warrior's sword might have been
seen flashing and gleaming through the battle
mist, like the fidgctty sunbeams striving to
pierce the murky fog of aNewFotmd'an'u f.thing
ground, had not a baggage waggon iuijVcded life,
mad career of slaughter and saved th Mexican
iiost from utter destruction.
Who is General Jones? k4k. that stalwart
soldier who approached tire 'hero while Ires waS
endeavoring to roll a -nfc'k down upon tire ap
proaching enemy! WTro is General jofces? Ask
those admiring soldiers who Watcfced his wea
ried slumbers as lie resteVi his war-worn liiwbs
in the shade of rrfeWcfty rock. Wlro is Gen.
Jones? EiKjwire laf those furiously charging
Mexicans as tr.'iy recoiled from his terrible
iglance when he peeped from behind tht ftxwn
ing rockl Who is General Jones? Ask his
intimate friends, and they will tell you that he
Is a roeArrRfe-M defender of his country's flag.
kel yo llsst he is a rvd&t which' wenETip lately
at Wilitagtsn amid & multitude of sparks, and
came&5n to-day an empty stick. GeiaeraJ
"Jowes forsooth. A pretty specimen of the war
Ytor and the hero is he to deal ot cevcrt Kisio
uations respecting the eeorage and patrietisna of
a distinguished and veteran corps, the ittuuljlcst
soldier in whose Tanks is a braver wait, better
patriot asid a mure Jya2 citfeeM tliaai this ci
devaui Gene-real ha erer dared c1kh to be. The
Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry needs
no defender from the assaults of this vadorous
chevalier whose despicable cowaidioe on the
cld battle in Mexico was .the itbeaa of army
vvVe iresicc tliat so ;ga'Ilait ?3rps as the
V!tningtou Light Infatrtry has-been the recipi
ent of the battle-reut kan.itor Uaitefy assigned to
their keeping, ad we kebt sot that should
their country evcrsI .them to the field they
'WnM ibsevely bear Chat starry flag
To v ic'ory 'or death
J5ut -we fee! a jett idsgnation that occasion
tihcJaUl have been tken to disparage the merits
'of ether cempaaiios,vrho at least claim an equal
-share efecurage and whose ranks contributed
'Quite as (patriotically to the prosecution of the
'The appropriation of $50,000 recently made
by Congress for the purpose of makingthe U. S.
Arsenal at this place one of construction, and
for which we are mainly indebted to the zealous
exertions af our able and energetic renresenta-
trve, the Hon. Warren Winslow, is but an
entering.wedge. It is mainly for the purchase
.mnd sh htuoi t rmdmeryt the exteooiow of
vthe buildings for 3ie purpose of workshops and
the prcparatwn ot ti.e premises ior active opera-
tions. We bwpe ere long to hear the ring of
5hc hammer and iita roaring of the fiery forge
. ..,. r i
.answered roy tie locomotive's scream and the
thunder of the rushing train, and it is no stretch
of fancy -when wvc look forward to a day, not
"far distant, whes our good old town, waked
from the Jefhwrgy which has so long paralyzed
lier energies, :hil flourish with a vigorous,
-healthy gr-owth and become, as she might be
Uind as she caa be, an inland city, commanding
-commerce In every direction, reaching out the
arms of her enterprise towards those vast min.
oral "resources almost now within her grasp, and
marching on with a steady step towards
station which shall mate her tlw metrojKjlis of ;
the State. This is o .mere matter of imagia- j
tion. It catt be deae. Nnibers of tewa meu !
more uiipioiiiibrag, mrrcu less lavoreo rjy poci.
: 1. 1 z 1
tion, not, blessed by cat&re witk half the re9ur
ccs Hrhicli lie tma:pjwejrJated and secmiugly
aincared for al! -Wnourvd us, have risen toojmScut
and flotfrhtUfc? cities in less than halfaguera
ion. Why can we not do so? Is it Jack vof
'capital? That is the shabbiest argument in
the world. Energy, enterprise and persever
ance will make capital and in fact without those
rthe capital of a hundred millionaires would not
ttvail us one iota. Public spirit, pride of ?sn
inunity, energy and enterprise, prepeirly dlieoled
and wisely applied, &$ e worth rofe thain 4he
Inert, unsed taillions of a thousand Crcfesl.
Th-e spMt has bee awakehel, the rigfct sort
T spirit. Some of oar citizens have ret a noble
example. The railroad is being p4s!pJ on
vigorously, Tbe'countjv w d&ubt not for a.
women f, will generoesJy extend us tbe aid we
sk. Let us go on bravely, resolutely to the
accomplishment of the great end hoped for, and
success awaits us.
However, we dnot by any means predicate
the destiny of Fayetteville upon the Arsenal of
construction. We have been unconsciously led
to say more than we at first intended, although
we admit the great importance of the work in
question and contend that it is still another
incentive, were any other needed, to continued
exertions on our part. To our representative
and fellow-townsman, Mr Winslow, Fayetteville
is wholly indebted for this addition to her
Interests and importance, and our citizens fully
appreciate the services.
M&- We frequently receive proposals from
Yankee quacks and other impostors to publish
their medicines or wares at such fates as we
would not allow to our immediate patrons at
home. And it is not unfreqitently the case that
We receive some such a proposal as this.
"Will you publish the enclosed advertise
ment of my Philo Sanative Elixir for one year
and take twenty bottles of the Elixir in pay
ment for the same? If so please insert imme
diately and send me your paper regularly.'
We usually putjguch documents in the fire,
or devote them to other uses not contmeplated
by their knavish authors.
SCENE ft OIK SASCTITU
Editor bosy writing": printers clamorous for
copy: nearly tft&e to go to press.
Enter friend of the editor: 'Good .eVetatwfc
old te It'OTv db you do? Tearin up things
generally, eh'l That's right, give ittoetts!"
frdit'or With an awful imprecation in bis
h'eavtt.. aftraiie upon his face aud a tongue as
oily as a 1 lay street fop's head "Good eve
ningl Glad to see you. Take a seat and look
over the ptipcTS ttntii I Snish this short artic-le.'
Friend site Iowh accidentally on editor's
hat: apologises od wonders why the d I pet -
pie w'rtl !a their hats on benches instead Of
under l&re taW where they'll be out of the way.
fadircr bfcuidly remarks that it . somewhat
Friend takes a chair and a quid of tobacco
and begins to spit at a favorite exchange which
happens to lie on the floor.
Editor groans in spirit and politely requests
fciettd not to spit on the floor.
Friend. "Excuse me: I did'nt mean to spit
on .the floor. I was trying to hit that old pa
per yonder. 'Spose it's no account."
Editor intimates that it is one of his file pa
pers and one of his most valuable exchanges.
ftind'"Wh iltit's onlv the Wilinillfirf On
Journal and besides that it comes " every dav.
And what's it layin abont loose on the floor
for any how? You editors never take care of
anything; and you in particular, exetise an old
friend, are the most careless cuss I ever saw.
Editor's ideas pretty considerably 'mixed up'
by this time, and article begins to read slip
shod. Concludes to try it down stairs, and af
fectionately invites friend to make himself at
home until he returns.
Friend cheerfully agrees to do so1, and kindly
promises ta write an article for him' in his ab
sence. Editor goes down, sits on a box with a book
on his knee and scribbles away at a 2. 40 rate
for abont two minutes and forty seebnds.
Enter chap from the conntry: "Evenin ftf
yon all! Is the Caleenian out? If it is I wants'
to borry a copy."
Editor: "Xo sir: it will fiot be issncd till
Rustic: "Sorry for that. Why don't it
come out sooner? Whar's the editor?"
Editor: Y ou'll find hihi up stairs writing
Rustic goes np and a conversation is indis
tinctly heard for a miutife or two, when' friend's
voice is heard distinctly requesting conntry
chap to go to the d I. Rustic comes down
rather hurriedly, and remarking, "editor's sor
ter snappish this evenin," incontinently slo'pe's.
Editor smiles (editof is fpiite ood looking
when he smiles, and anybody to hear him laugh
would take him to be quite a peaceable sort of
individual) aud proceeds with article. Begins
to warm with his subject and wax eloquent.
"Enter repeVfabfe"ofd pent wTfh J troubled'
look: "Mr Editor, if yon a" re not busy I
j wonM ,ike to speak t& ofi BpCW a- irapoI.tant
!;ci - - f T-ii-nt.lv "
' , . . ,
Editor assures him that he has nothing what-
ever to do, and was jrtsi f Linking about taking
They walk ont together, and ofdgthf placing
his hand upon editor's sfioufder and looking
him fixedly in the eye, loquitur: "Do yori
think; is it your candid opinion, aside from all
party prejudices, that it is right, proper, just
and constitutional for the town commissioners
to levy an extra tax npon dogsf''
Editor, who had been expecting to hear the
announcement of the loss of all old gents'
worldly possessions, and who was revolving in
,lis a Rn;table cxpres8ion of condolence, is
80mewhRt "coflnmmnxed;" but re.-oVerii." f,:s
f .:n. :' ,i:'
, ,y ,.: I do not "
"That is enough" answers old gent as
walks abstractedly away.
Editor returns to his office and resumes pen
and article. Has just gotten the thread of
thought unwound again, when he hears a migh
ty uproar np stairs, and the voice of friend
rising high above the din: "I say: why the
deuce don't yon keep yonr ink in an inkstand?
Here's this infernal ink jug of yonrs turned'
over and spilt ont, and this article of mine one
big blot, and I'm splatter dashed all over, and
nobody'll ever steal this shirt I've got on, and
the d l's to pay generally!"
Editor rushes up stairs, and finds to his dis
may that his books, papers and Mss are mined.
o firas a quart bottle of Harrison's blackest
ean acomplish that end; and, in a paroxysm of
moral forgetfnlness, he addresses friend fn a
style and parlance remarkably different from'
that found in the Pilsrrim's Progress and Ras
ter's Saint's Rest. Friend leaves with a face1
black with indignation ajid ink, and editor
walks down stairs in a state of mind bordering
upon that usually ascribed to moon-stricken in
Finds article unfinished; form not made np;
printers gono to snpper, and office devil waiting
to dun him for two dollars to buy a pair of
shoes. Tells devil to wait til to-morrow. Locks
tip his office, and wishing that he had'nt a
friend in the world, and that printing offices
had iron doors and barred windows, proceeds
gloomily homewards, before reaching which
destination he is dunned by seven different in
dividuals whom he repels by seven fierce and
malignant scowls, and the aggregate amount of
whose claims upon his purse is just three do!,
lars and seventy-five cents.
Any other editor save him who presides
With meek and gentle grace over the columns
of the North Carolinian, and whose hnmility
find forbearance have passed into a proverb,
Would undoubtedly have shot his friend, set fire
to his office and swallowed a spoonful of strych
nine. "Othello's occupation's gone" may now be
rendered, the know nothings have gone out df
THE M 6 R T it CAROjjWLMETfEVILLir N, C.
The Svnlhcrn Medical Journal.
H"M K 1 1 1 I. ! I. un a tA uli'ilSC
exchange table, is pubhsneo ...
" .... i :.; i li-
usut, vjeu., unuer me euuuiui, .
Dr H. F. Campbell, one of the Faculty cTJ"
Georgia Medical College. The Joiifna! is, a
has been for many years, the leadiiig bigy"0
Southern medical jurisprudence, iiha the emi
nent -ability which character its coJiduct,
the choice character of its selected matter ant
the fact of its numbering among itscontnlm or,
some of the first medical ineu in the coun iy,
recommend it to the patrdnage and persua o
the fraternity. MOst particularly do we yom
mend it to Southern physicians, as a Aoute )'"
ual of medical SLMeiice worthy in every ree
of their confldeiicb and support. We shal e
greatly pleased if a well deserv.-d word ot com
mendation On Our part shall increase its emu
lation in this State. Terms $3,00 per an.nuw.
in advance: ; ' f&
'General Jones states that there are1'y
tliroo niPiiihors of . company G now hvinj;.
Whereiinon he is rebuked for his menibcirv
by a member Of that corps who flatly refuse t
be killed tiffin that style.
'" By the Way, we.might smsa
al that had all the
inert to of self-prese?
been more than three soldie
the enemy's balls.
ne new Fost .Master General, Uov it
T. BrOwn; df Tennessee, was educated in XortL
Cafeliiia and gradiiattu at Chapel Hill in 1814
in the Sdirte' class ivith Willie P. Mangum a;id
ex-GovefnWr Manly. He is nearly sixty u0
year's bf age and has been in public life for
thirty years, lie is one of the many dkiai
gnished statesmen who have graduated at the
University of NCr'th Carolina aud we may nt.Ji
be prdtid of an institution which has given Sq
many itbfe and ccitiiierit rite' 11 tO the councils of
-'One of the difficulties of the En;islr
language may be illustrated in the follotinjf
questio'n aiid aiiSwef: 'Did you ever see a,eef
stand upon a pief and pnf'e U pear H'lin a unit
yo, but 1 have seen a bfaf stand rrpi '
bare bier and drink beer.' The nicety ofr fef-
ence in the pronunciation is cne ff the ;palt
difficulties a foreigner eiperiencts in learnMcr
to' sjteak our language.-
.B-IInrper's Weekly is out with a niuliufflis
and contemptible attack upon the Secretary f
State, Gen. Cass; and we are glad to find if a
recent issue of the Washington Union a st-ijh-
ing and bitter rejoinder" to the article, f.-mj a
writer w16'Se fash is none fhfe' leS. sevens fbe
cause its thongs are silken. It feanj sefms
that no Northern publication',- literal; seinti-
fin nor ri'Iiirlnns ostn rifrrtiii fnim fltilililln.i !n
ut.-i.iiua, anu uiias.iiiiuiiy assaui mi!'-lire sttac -
great ttiitii, pafticulrrl j" if tie is a southrn iaan
or at all friendly to' the interests' Of the south
Is it because Norlhofri Society in 'the main
. 1 1 . . ?itra.
t m sneu a Heterogeneous compound. ?ot tiliv,
knavery and fanaticism as that everything con
nected with it is tinctured with One Writ hi other
of those elements? It must be SO"; oY: felijion
wonld not be so desecrated, science stf-perverted
acfd literature Sti prOstitiitcd US is..- tii.qrtts
tionably the case at the North. Thai.k Ijea
ven, we of the SynHt I.'aie none of it save a lit
tle paltry Know Nothingism, Intrudes" Jntsnse
of its exceeding weakness.
'We tire positively flrniSpertitcd.J Some
time ago we missed our axe: we i n continent ly
bought another'. It went off without na?iiiour
leave'.- tTe hesitatingly purchased a thjr'd.nid
we afe now axJcss. We lay it down as an
aiioni'that (he rtfari who would steal u shivering
editor's ate in told weather would purloin his
sweetheart's hair' pii?s and Sell them for, tooth
picks. sew Boerfcd; ". 1
Petcrsofrf has in press two' voluntas fro'nf jjroiu
inent authors, which are soon to be isMinl.
The titles are, "TiviA; 6'r the Secbkt or
rOWEfe'. By Mrs E. D.- E. K. South wfarth"
and "Tnfc Border RoVer." By EniersOn Ben
nett. The first irtined is botind in two styles. ty
cloth, one vo'hr, at $1,25. Two vols., paper
covf, $1,00.- The "Border
plete in two" large volumes,
JKover is com
. ... . . . .i
neatry dotuiu hi
nufief. Price Tl:
authois .o jjiese 4-w-
to the readers of rtfmanct?
no corrrrnendatioW dt thtir merits.
That both books are interesting ard instruc
tive we have no dOftbt, fttVd 6an recoinintnd
without ha ving r6'ad fhein, to the lovers of light
literature. Copies Of either wbrfc wijie rr
to any 0'he, free of postage, upon renntffiig 'he
price to the publisher, T. B. PetefsfcV Xo.
102, Cfrcstnflt Street,- PhiladelphfaJ
B-There is-a: brick wall in the im'mediate
vicinity of tfur office which we iitend reioiting
to the grand jury as a rrm'sanee, for it is a most
villianoScYfe. tVhat with thai? Golgotha of a
ditch arid iht accompaniments of the ruined
old wall ftlirmedia'tely beneath our nose, we
really crfffn'o't see how we Shall survive the ap
proaching summer. Perhaps it is in hopes of
getting rid c d sometime in July or Ajrust
that the. Know Nothings are resolved to let
these pestiferous sconfceS Of malaria and efflu
vium remain to' infect the whole neigbhorhood
and poison the atmosphere of this" quarter of
P: S. Since writing the above1 fhef commis
sioners have commenced filling the dit'c'fr with
sand. We would return" them our Strarty
thanks for the seasonable favor, were' rt' 'BOt
that those thanks are due the grand jury 10
have forced them at last to' do what the citizens
have vainlv imnlorpd tlwrn' fnr : Thniiks. flren-
tlemen of the jury!
I'VI III Li e -
ucV 1.111 IIIMTT1 in 1
rhi trih'f( i
.. The Beight of Presumption.
mte action of the bdard of Magistrates?
Know Xothingi'sm, a irFeat catftrwanlttic a won-
derfnl . .. .. ..
U uur,. a miguiy. comnioiion among the
ii i -
oones. And what does it all amount to?
to the simple fact 'that. the. magistrates ofi
Cumherlai.-l'f., ittv mi tha r.-ki.. nuil K, ...:...
vmiivi, in i ' i v-tv. i iivi liryilt-
,n"te exercise of their duty and authority. Lave
SCf'H tit ... - a . .
ui remove a lew nicumoents from unim
portant offices and to place in their stead 'Other
men as We!l qiuilified in every 'respect to fiilOli
t,,e fu"ctions or tlieif predecessor's.
'Proscription! rrdscfipt-ibn for party's sake,'
l"e line ayd cry raised and echoed from i already been ceded to the government by tren
nioiith to nitiuth by the same men who, but a ! tv, and the red men duly dwelt there by the
s'"'it tirno ago; were sworn upon the hoi v evau-! consent of tlie gdveriiiiient. When the Indians
"oil. t.. . i ... i . . . . ! ...
ls E't m tt:e presence ci liig-ii ueaven nev -
01 to vte fur a demticrat for miy office, civil, nr
m'tf'lriDn7 T t- .1,-. t. i.e. !... : . : .
-j-". ji uwi.i .m;i;iu t,yj ytn iiiitl 1L l.S LIIO
"''Kht of tlfe ridieulbus: the sublimitv df itl
flit... ... m f
tine, the very climax 6'F p'reSiiiiijjtidn in a
Miow IVntu;...- 1 ..1... .1,. II
-"imus iu tuaigc nic -'emocracy
." deliberately, willingly, nay cheerfully,
'g to ah oath... solemn. , trrnviTii.iiri
they-wbuld proscribe and
and all offices anv nnd all
MW.il 1 in'1
diseased state of political j
tlicift the power they have
the unspeakable audacity to charge ilpOn the
Democracy selfishness and party spirit whenev
er one of their number is removed from office
and a democrat placed in his stead. Truly
may it be said that their bigotry and intoler
ance is Only equalled by thc?r in'cdsnreieSs'. pre
Thev have, id the face of the late action of
the municipal board respecting Mr Mathews,
the effrontery to charge the board of magistra
tes with partizan action!
Several of the democratic magistrates voted
for Mr McLean: not one of the K. N. magis
trates Snppbrted Mr Mathews. Farty spirit
Roth gentlemen arc well qualified to dis
charge the trust properly, ably, faithfully, and
that Mr Mathews will do so no one doubts.
As to the displacement of Mr Doming, they
only complied with an old standing request of
bis. Often has Mr D. besought them in feeling
and moving terms not to elect him again.
And now when in the spirit of philanthropic
benevolence, they listen to the entreaty and
appoint in his place a staunch and capable old
fitizen, a wail goes up from the camp of Israel,
'Party Spirit!" As to the intimation from a
certain quarter that Mr Arey will permit im
proper influences to govern him in the discharge
of his duty, it is as unjust, ungenerous, nncall
ed for and menn as any other piece of littleness
in the same qnarter could well be.
. It is said that the affair has "caused n srood
deal of feelnisr." No doubt of it.
- . ,, , , ,. 1
iilit Of fitrtC n-!ifln llinv
the nfet:rc of powcf No doul.t thev nr
"very mdoh torn up in their minds" on t lie sub
jeef, and we only hope that in times to Co'ine
tfiey may "feel" no bettor.
. We once heard onr own views expressed in
a speech relatin
to Know Nothing office hold -
- -.f . .1 .
their own philosophy." ,
S&PD. MeXoill, Esq., hns become editorially
associated in the North Carolina Argus. Wei
have not the pleasure of a personal acqnain-,
teuce with Mr McTftill, but letru that he is aj
vo:ff?;r geiiieman of clever abilities and a very i
decided turn for poetry. We doubt not that
the Junior's graceful pen will add a picturesque
charm to the ponderous classicality and fath
omless profundity of the Senior's style, and as
Scalds (a distant relative of Burns) says
"Will bring the chiel o'mony a bounie tho't
To be a ltistie -man ;"
6Y, to adept the more Doric style of flic eques
UI hoc hit ct hitic hnjvs
ParviliH ii itiiilto en jus!
- Aside from jesting, htfwever, we are pleased
to sck.decided improvement in tue columns
orary, and only wish i!! tract been
iiSS has commenced the fifth
of the wo'rks on Cape Year and
and the stockholders anticipate
prrfent of regular cargoes within ninety
days, through from the coal fields. We h6pe
they will not be disappoinied.
Ax Excellent Hit'. The Editor's Drawer
of -Harper contains the following:
A large Republican meeting was held in
Clermont, 7hio whicTt was attended by a small
boy who had four young puppy do-rs which he
offered for sale. Finally, one of the crowd,
approrfeing tlfe boy, asked:
"Are these Fremont pups, my son?"
"Yes, sir"."' . .
"Well, then," said lie, "I'll take these two."
About a week aftertnards the Democrats
held a meeting at the same place, a'lVtf among
; lhe cro'wd vas to" be Se'erf the Same cTVap with
his two' remaining pups'. He tried for hoWs" to'
obtain a purchaser and finally was approached
hv a Denfoe'rat. and a?ked.
"My fittfe fad, wlrrft tind of pups afe these
"They're Efucha-h'a'n pups, sir."
The Republican who had purchased the first
two happened to be in hearing, and fhns broke
,it at the boy" ,
. "See here yof y6ung rasca'ly'did'ut you tell
me those pups i'b'onght of you last week were
"Y-e-s, sir." said the young dog merchant
W'bot these altft fVe 'gat ther eyts open?'
ers; ana aitnouirn we win not say tnat tney nre ; " 6J leciur
appficable in the instance of Cumberland office ! t''s, how few public Speakers of any description
holders?, yet we doubt if the public "feelinu" j ever address an audience half so large as that
woiiW suffer much in coh$erp:ience of their en- i to which the editor of the smallest country pa
forcement. The speaker snid: "Away to the j i"'1' Ireat-ies? IlOw many clergymen are there
political guillotine with every mother's son of j ttl'o are accustomed to audiences of a thousand
them'f Decapitate the whole squad! Then shall j a"d how few papers there are which do not
their followers 'eat the bitter fruits f their own ; strictly and literally find more than a thousand
doctrine, aud experience a practical sense of! thorough readers! Ex.
tr I T
AS 1SDIAS STOBTi .,
'i'he fapid growth of nortHern Illinois com
the fap'd growth ot nortriern Illinois com -
? The o huts of he IndiartS suddenly disap -
' - . ., ' t f t ir
iieared. ,,e ,uu-c ' l"K n"OM,a-.
ascended toward tne heavens.
Tae rapid improvements commenced by the:
i ,.,ti Ihri ii flriv'ti t limn iritri thp nr.-irips
j WMlLt? " . . ...ww 1 ft
j and the wigwams were ndt pitched in the vi-
cinitv of the towns; exccjt when they came to i
barter their' fi:l: for goods. The music of the i
saw, axe and hammer had driven the game far j
The Indian's land east of the Mississippi hsicl
j went away, 1 went witli them. 1 took up my
i quarters at the head waters of the Wisseba, at
. .1 ; ..f ir .i.f i.t ot.i.imc ti.'il.
iUL LUC IllUl'liWll ui tu fitiiiui taiib iiiicaiuo, niu-
uturies to the great father of waters, and open
ed my store for trade. , '
After .exposing my goods, in all their Indian
varieties for some days, without any success in
selling; I became almost discouraged; aud near.
lv concluded to srive it up. 1 lie Indians would
would come into my Store by dozens, and after
examining my goods, uo awap without pur
chasing. They had plenty of shu-ue-ah (uiou-
i fu t. but j-ti mgh -. t !fgar ds utiil S je. Vin
son was a mystery to me. ' "
At length the chief of the natiou came in
company with a crowd of Indians. He in
stantly exclaimed. 'Row do, Thomas? Come
siiow me nice goods. What do you ask for tin's
I'll take four yards of calico Three coon
skins for o:te yard half a dollar exactly hy-m-by,
to-morrow, IM1 pay yon.'
The next day he came, accompanied by his
whole band. His blanket above his waist was
stuffed with coon skins. 'American, I will pay
you that bill now,' said the Indian.
Suiting the action to the tford. he began to
pull the rkini from his blanket, and counting
out twelve, held the thirteenth in his hand, and
finally laid it upon the rest, exclaiming, 'That's
it, exactly.' I gave it back to him, telling
Uim he owed me but twelve, and the Great
pint would not let me cheat him. We con
tinued to pass it back and forth, eachSirfc as
serU"S ll':-t belonged to the other. At last
lie appeared satisfied, and gave me a scrutini
zing look;- then placing the skin within the folds
ol his blanket, he stepped to the door, and with
a yell cried, 'Come! come in, all you, aud
trade with the pale face, he's honest he will
not cheat the Indian, he believes in the Great
Spirit his heart is big, he is an honest trader.'
He then-turned to me, and said, 'If you had
taken that one coon skin, I and my people
would have had nothing to do with yc'u, and
would have dr'it'cii you away like a dog. But
! "o.v I have found that you are
j friend, and we shall be yours.'
lue Indians then bejan fiockimr into th
i store, aini to trade, and before the
1 j.v !. 1- il.iwu, I waj wais. -deep i f".
nc-ah in plci.tv. That one coon skin saved me.
Ax Enfro'R'sr Acbiexck " Who afe vou
talking to?" Why to a larger audience than
the best conversationalist ever could boast of.
!l,d to more than ever listened to him durii.gr.
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STAliK & WILLIAMS
AUK now rlcerving their SPKIN'G STOCK, compris
ing a complete and general as.-urtment of
tt Io.mIm, Hal, Jiuimels, Bouts,
"li'f iisul iJ.e:wly niadi; Clotiaing,
Which will he offered to the Wholesale trade for Cash,
or on the uual time to prompt buyers. Those owing
uS notes and accounts past due will please make imme
J. ii. ST All 11, J. M. WILLIAMS.
March 14. 1857 41. tf
rooK & Johnson,
Are now receiving and opening their nsnal Spring
supply of Goods, embracing- a complete assortment of
Hardware and Cutlery, Coach and iinggy Trimmings,
-.lioM-iiigs ami Axles, various bizesundi best quality..
Together with their usual variety, to which they invite
attention of dealers ?ri this market, both at Wholesale
March 14, 41-3t
Is now receiving his SPRING SUPPLY
consisting of a large assortment of
Drugs and Medicines, Oils, Paints,
Dye-stuffs, Faucy Articles, Per-
fnmeiy, Inks, (a large assort
ment,) Alcohol, Burning
Fluid, Wines and Bran
dies for .Medical pur
poses, Congress water, &c., &c."
He would particularly-call the attention of country ;
Merchivnts to m oiutn, us u m lis luit-nuun to sen low
for C-v-li or on tiia e to punctual customers.
March if, 1S53. 41-tf
A Fesh supply jnst received by
S. J. HINSDALE.
& A rOJVIFIJE.lt,
OR COSCEXTEATEO LK.
25' Ceuts per Canister. One Canister will make 12
callous of Soap. For sale by S. J. I1INSDAT.E.
PALM OIL SOAP
Is the best for Chapped Hands. For sale hy X
S. J. UKNSDALE.
March 14, 1257 41-3t .
Lime, Plaster, Planter in- Hair, and
Hvdraii'iS Cement, constantly 6u hand and for sale in
quauiitUf to suit. Apply tof B.'ROSK;-
i fresh Wtahle for pl.nting. For.e by
s- .. - ' . : i
SPiUNU TRADE; 1857.
. rt AUlUBj
, QrV?v ' i?utifl1 a well aciccted stock or
! - ANlJ SUx.UER noOD's.
.onrimui' a iretciu . . . v
. - . .
White ami ci.loro.l Linen DriluW
UnlisU and French brap d'lita
iHeacueu auu uiown hUirtmjp, aml Shooting,
Irish Linens, Linen luole Gluth,
Towelings uad Napkins.
Leghorn, Panama, Bussimere and Mo WW a HaU
Uniljicilas and i'ai-a.Mjls, . . ' '
Boots Shoes aud lteadv-Miide Clothing.
AH of which will be euld low Mr enth, or on the,
usual time to piMieluol customer: All . fcrons (aact
liai-tioalarlv the Ladies) are respectfully requested 10
give me a call before making their saleotiou-i. .
B. F. I'EAECE.
Fayetteville, (IIaySt.,) Marcl 1 14. 1S57 41-;f
Crockery ami i las-Ware.
I am. now receiving my Stock of Crockery and Gla1-.
. In a lew days 1 shall have a good assort mi-nt ol'evt iy
thing in my iiuo. suitable to the Country Trade.
Conutry'MercuaQts may rely on getting goods front
me on better terin.i thau by-ordering from the North.
K. N. TILLING HAS r.
March 14. 2ra
ATTE.STiON -LA KAY-
trtTfl LIGHT INFANTRY.
Tlie attendance bf A IA, 'Vli R
ij K.ViBKItS of the Corps nt
the regular drill on Tuesday night
is requested, as business of impor
tance- s tn be transacted n
th Rtti'1ace 'terivery uft
Dv order of the Captain.
G E LEETE. O.
March 14; 1857.
AlfLl TlliY NOTICE.
The friends of Sergeant C. E. LEETE will
support him for Colonel of the :rd Regiment North
Carolina Militia. Klection to be held ou Saturday the
21 Day of March Inh.
March 14 H'..7.
Wholesale trorer and Comniislon Merchant
Has just received in Store.
215 Barrels Whiskey and Brandy,
35 and hhds. of Siigav ad td-
75 Sacks ilioCoU'ee,
oO boxes Soda Biscuit. , ' . '
Candies. Soaps. CandU, Snrff. Cigars. Ac -Sc.
All of which will be sold on liberal terms.
:ireh U. 1S;7. !-tf
Valuable Ileal Estate
rpil VT valuable. PLANTATION and desirable Stand
1 lor a count! y Store, in Robeson county, situated
fourteen miles South ol Fayetteville, on either side of
the Southern i'lauk lload, oeupiei by Mr Huncau Al,
A'-ood and new Dwelling House, with suitable out
buildings, and a Store House, situated irs it is in the
midst of.au industrious and nioral people, make it a
de.-iiral.le place of residence, aiid one ol the best stands
for a Country Store within the game distance from
It will be sold privately, and terms of payment made
i -w. If not disposed of sooner, it w be sold at
auction, at the Market House in Fayetteville, on
aesilay tlie in ... .ipiu .
jme in 11.111111 i". 1."- f "
the property to any one desiring to vi'-.v it. 1-or lur
thir particulars apply to JNO. II. CtK'-K.
March 14. is:,7. tl-"t
HarriM.n's I3;ihu uf Prairie Flower:
I ai- the .Sf.r of
Harrisons crystal i uciiau f, a i iiiu
Uru-.St.'.Ve of Dr. !'ULKKS. vr-
A l'resii supply of Hllis's t ilrale of(
Mngucaia. a pleasant cathartii:, at the In-ug- Store of
A lrcsli assort meiit vX ilarnsons'
unrivalled I'erfuniero, just received nnd for sale ;;t
lli Di-Us! Store of
March 11. y. 41-4t
Thi ir.rVfsigned have reeciveil iiito Store their re
cent purcli-.ie of GOODS, embracing a lare and
general Sto:k of ROtiCBIES Al HtKIHV.lRK,
Which thev will sell on their usual accominoiiuting
terms. " G. Wr. WILLIAMS & CO.
March 14. 18.17. 41-tf
North Carolina Uacoa aad Lard, s'.ii table for family
use. Apply to li. ROSE.
March 14", 41-3t
F A V E L" r K V I LL K M A 11 H KT.
Corrected weekly for the JYorth Carolinian,
DACOX. per lb
COl- ! KK, per lb
COTTON, per lb
COTTON UAGGIXG, per yard
COTTON YItX, perlb.Nos. 5 to 10, 20 &
10.1 L) 1 UUOUS, per yard
FLOUR, per barrel
GIIAIN. per bushel
LAKD, per !?,
SPllttTS pc gall
AlH'le Io. new
N. U. Whiskey,
live do. .
NAILS, cut. per keg
IRON, per lb
Sweedes, common bar,
WOOL, per lb
TALLOW, p.-r lb.
UIDKS, p-:r lb
LEAD, per lb
Lh'cr'paol, per cack,
; - Ahini. per bushel,
MOLASSKS, per gallon
SUGAR, p.r.lb .
6 70 Uo
6 30 Oi, 0 00
5 00 0w 0 00 ..j
(, 0 00
J,iat ?.nH crashed
StCroi..PortoRic6,&NOrIeans ft fl
REEF Wholesale -"rieans, It
RKMAIiivS. Bacon In demand. We report no
elniBgo in our market although, the late news Iron.
i . i ' . -CL e. iik Mantles, jjui-.
ttbt,oas, Gloves, tSelu, iCaT
WILMINGTON M A'RKET, Makch 12,
p S C virSf rJt
-tbls. Tar at 50ertbi:--C
V 1 a
8 , W.
1 is' n
1 20 V-
(j 1 00, "
W I F