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FA K ME Its' DEPARTAIBST.
Wrk fr I be Sleatta (March.)
Pbovisiox Crops ikd Provender. Pnt in,
as soon as the season will allow, an nbnndant
supply of Corn, Irish and Sweet Potatoes,
Spring Oats, early Cow Peas, Millet, Dourn
and Common Corn (broadcast and in the
drill, for fodder,) Lucerne, in drill, &c, &c.
The Chinese Sugar Cane should also be
planted; and still farther tested as a Syrup
plant. For particulars of making. &c, see
pamphlets sent per mail by the agents.
In preparing for your regular Corn crop,
plow or subsoil vour land 10 to 12 inches deep
(15 inches would be. far better) mannre heavily
and plant early. Do not lose a moment after
the danger of late frost i over.
As soon as you have finished the planting of
Corn and other provision crops, prepare for
Cotton respecting which are Tarious articles in
present and former numbers.
Sweet Potatoes should now be bedded out
and provision made for an abundant snpply of
"iU li.Ji ' '" TII TT""" Soutiris
mure wOTiity ui attention man tlte sweet Pttt-
It i of the most valuable crop tor
man or benst, and no planter should fr.il to
have full "banks" at the setting in of the win,
ter, even if he does not make a "big crop" of
Cotton. The Hayti (white) Yams, the Yellow
Yams, and the Red "Negro Killers" (so called)
arc all fine and productive varieties.
Irish Potatoes should be planted in drills 3
feet apart and covered with a thick layers of
pine straw or leaves, as heretofore directed.
Chinese Sugar Cane should also be sown
plentifully during the present and the next two
months, for green aud dried forage. Plant the
Chinese Sugar Cone seed far away from all
plants of the Millet family, such as Doura vorn
ke. Also sow Lucerne, "Chilian, Clover.
We prefer the drill system land deep and rich J
for these crops.
THE KITCHEN GARDEN.
If you have over-wintered Cabbage plants
set them out now. Sow more Cabbage seed to
head in the summer. Flat Dutch :s the best.
Thin out Turnips, as soon as they have four
leaves; leaving them at the distance of six
inches apart; and sow more Turnip seed; Early
White Dutch and Red Topped Dutch are the
best for spring use. If you did not sow Onion
seed (black) last mouth, do it at once; they
will come into use in the latter part of summer,
when all that were raised from setts or buttons
are gone. If you did sow Black Onion seed in
September, it can now be transplanted. Sow
Carrots, Beets, ("Extra Early" is the finest)
Parsnips, Salsify Lettuce, Radishes, Thyme,
Parsley, and Rape (for early greens.) Plant
all in rows 15 inches apart. Sow, also a little
spot with Celery and protect them from the
sun. When Cherry trees are in bloom plant
Snap Beans; and when Apple trees arc in flower
plant Squashes (Scallop Squash is the best)
in hills 3 feet apart; also, Cucumbers, and
Muskmelons 6 feet apart; the Nutmeg and
Citron Melons are very fine and the earliest;
Beech wood Melon is very superior, but a little
later. All vines are greatly benefitted by
gnano or poultry manure. At the same time,
also sow Okra, Tomatoes and Egg Plants.
Hill up Rhubarb. Asparagus will now
begin to sprout; don't suffer any to run up to
seed, but cut all down. Cabbages, which have
been set out, and are starting to grow, should
once a week have a watering of liquid manure
a shovelful of Chicken manure, dissolved in
10 gallons of water, will be found an excellent
fertilizer for them.
All vegetables, that already have a start,
should have a good hoeing by the latter part of
Plant a full crop of English Peas, as hereto
THE ORCHARD AND FRUIT GARDEN.
If you have not finished pruning your orchard
do, it at once, ommitting only such trees as are
growing too luxuriantly to bear. Such ought
tint, trh h nrnnH until t i o 1oirna oto nmtu
- " . " -' - " - ....... U .. - . I J
well sprouted. By this method, such trees will
get checked and go to beariag; should, however
this late pruning not be sufficient, give them
another severe pruning in the middle of July;
that will prove satisfactory.
As soon as the trees are beginning to bloom,
hang up a number of wide-mouthed bottles,
half filled with molasses-water, in your trees
you will catch a great number of insects and
thus prevent them from doing injury to your
x THK FLOWER GARDEN.
Propagate Dahlias as soon as you can see the
sprouts or buds; with a sharp knife split the
stem right through, leaving a piece of the stem
and one or two buds on each piece; plnt them
so deep as to be covered with at least 4 inches
of soil. Tie np all your flowering plants to
stakes; the wood of the China trc when
splintered out, furnish the best and most dura-
Die staxes wnere cypress cannot be had. If
annual flower seed has not been sown yet, it
should be done at once. Recollect, that fine
seeds will only need to be covered slightly. f
covered deeply, they will not sprout.
Worth a Tumi.. A farmer in southern
Alabama, advises persons smoking hams to
throw upon the fire occasionally a handful of
china berries, which he says will be an effectu
al preventative against the skippers. It is
worth tJy!T anyhow.
The Beathera reifl KaHrea.
The Southern Pacific Railroad, we irican"
a railroad en route to the Pacific, through Tex
as, from the eastern to the western boundary at
El Paso, is a reality. Five hundred men or
more, are at this moment at work upon it in
Texas! We have received the first annual re
port of the Company, which was organized a
year ago under the laws of Texas, and both
from it and some of our Texas exchanges, we
learn that there is no longer a shadow of a
doubt as to the actual construction of the road.
Ten miles of it will l.e completed before the '
15th of April, in order to secure the munificent
bonus granted by the Texas Legislature to en
courage the construction of railroads within
the State. The nature of this bonus may be
learned from the following extract from the re
port: "On the completion of every section of five
miles the Company becomes entitled to eight
sections of land, or 25,000 acres. When ten
are completed and ten more are graded, they
are to be entitled to a loan of $6,000 per nfile
or $60,000 in all, from the State, and when
twenty-five miles are completed, they will be
entitled to sixteen sections per mile for the
whole distance, that is, 346,000 acres, and
$6,000 per mile, say $150,000.
The Company values the land, at the lowest
calculation, to be worth five dollars an acre ,so
that the bonus irranted by the .State amounts
at this price, to $1,730,000 and a loan of .$,
000 in cash per mile! A r i
,- --.?;iiieer, the road
structed for about $20,000 per mile, and hence
the grants of the Legislature more than double
the entire cost of the road! This is the real
secret of the energy that has been infused of
late into the enterprise, and it is the foundation
of onr faith that the road will be bnilt. and
with all possible speed. The irhole distance
from the eastern boundary to El Paso is 783
miles, and the whole expense put down at $14
681,183 as the highest sum that will be requir
ed. There is no question that the lands which
the Company will secure as the road progresses
will become exceedingly valuable, and will sell
for many times the sum at which they are now
estimated. Of this the Company appears to
be fully aware, and with the example of the
in inois Central Railroad Comnanv will nnt
miss the golden chance that is already within
its grasp, of realizing immense wealth from the
sale of the lands alone along the route of the
road, to say nothing of what will be returned
to the stockholders from the business of the
road when completed. We know of no rail
road company which has such prospects before
it as this oiie has. By the hypothication of
the lands it can command unlimited resources
to push on the work. The means it has now
are ample, and they may be increased to any
amount necessary. We therefore consider the
construction of this road within the least pract
icable period no longer a matter of doubt.
Many of our readers have probably consid
ered it a dream, something that would be real
ized by the next generation. They may dis
miss tjieir doubts, however. The Pacific Rail
road is at our doors. It will be the prolonga
tion of our Opelusas Railroad, and such a pro
longation. Do our readers reaize what a pro
spect this road will open to New Orleans? iV.
.o orcH word as Fail. The election of
Mr Gwin and David C. Broderick, as U. S.
Senators from California, is a strong proof what
persoverence and energy can acomplish against
obstacles the most formidable. A Washington
"I remember well when Dr. Gwin first de
termined to emigrate to California, before the
organization of the State government. He
proclaimed to his friends that he would return
as the first Senator from the new Stntp A
he had never been known to fail in an under
taking, large bets were made by hig friends
that he would be one of the first of the Sena
tors elected from the new State. They won,
and California secured a most excellent, dili
gent and energetic Senator. During, however,
the distribution of the patronag-c of the Pierce
administration, Senator Gwin became obnoxi.
ous to a very large class of very active politi.
cians, and he was defeated for re-election. He
then went to California, declaring that he would
never return unless as a Senator. His perse
verance is again rewarded. Broderick was
defeated for Congress some ten years ago. He
1 . . .
i...eu iuiie-;a yonng man, being about 24
years old, and immediately after his defeat, re
solvedto go to California, and never rest until
he was retnrned as one of her Senators. " He
landed in that new State with twenty-five dol
lars in his pocket, and set to work to build up
his fortune. In seven years thereafter he lands
in New York the Senator elect for six years
from California, and a millionaire in fortune.
This is certainly one of the most "extraordi
nary instances of successful energy and perse
verance on record."
The magnitude of the banking operation in
New York on the 4th inst, may be gleaned from
the fact that the business of the Clearing House
amounted to very near forty millions of dollars,
being the largest amount ever passed through
the establishment in any one day.
TJIE WORTH CAROUL
To a Baaghtcr at Seheol.
Dear Rosalie: - 5
YoHr improvement in some branches
mcndable, but you have acquired a
of pronouncing some words- which
and the use of certain phrases which . hv
vulgar. During your vacation, several oft
dropped from your lips, which I have rc" ed,
and now allow yon to look into the in, Jojfc
You never used such phrases at home;.JJrior
to last winter; hence I infer two. defers: in
inai itir-iameci Academy a gooa ninny- gj-een
young ladies are your ; companions, andSour
teacher., are not sufficiently " strict to ; ice rJPect
your very awkward manner in these tl ings.
Your blunders in Grammar are iritole able.
Got. 'I've got my lesson, dinner, hat, ) atch
el, &c.' I got to sec her just as she was ftart
ing,'&c. Dave, as a verb, implies posse siori,
and is- more elegant than I ve got. Jrhave
learned or committed, - my lesson. I , JTs al
lowed to see her, or make her a visit
Went. "She had'nt ought to have
Several errors in this. Sue ougnt n
"Intended to have wrote." This is in
vour late letters! But the past infinitive
not be connected, grammatically, with -an
xpressiug' intention. ,; -Intended to writ;
correct: but intention to do a thing ran be
joined to the present infinitive. .
Set. "She set down" "she set on $
Sat is the past tense oXJiitJthe
verb; he set a- post, or set out a tree
Lay. "She lard on the sofa or bed!"
the past tense of lie, the verb you ought
ploy; we can say "he laid himself on tli
ground;" but he lay all night 011 the
field is correct. '
Et. She et her breakfast. Ate is th
tense, not et; et is a Latin conjunction.
Done. "She done it." Do, did, donef done
is the participle, and wrong. Break, 'Woke,
broken; but you would not sav, "she . broken
it." I do, did, have done.
Fix. "I'm fixing to go." To fix, is to fasten
to make permanent, but fastening to go, is con
tradictory. To fix a post, and speak of fixtur
es; to fitting, arranging, or preparing to go, is
Seed. Your sister says yon nsed this word
'I seed her do it;" hut this astounds me, and
shows how prolific and contagious are bad hab
its and illiterate associates.
Learn. "The principal learns me Arithmetic.
The teacher teaches, the pupil learns, jfi
scholar uses learn in this way.
Ihem. "Them trees them books." Them
is a personal, not an adjective pronoun; hence
cannot qualify nouns; those trees, books, houses,
Ac.,- is proper.
Like I do. "All the girls do like I do
Like may govern an accusation, but cannot
precede a nomination in this sentence. The
girls do as I do, or act like me; but not like I
I am in blushes, you may be certain as I re
cord these errors, but it is better that you be
corrected now, than to wait till your own
school, which I hope will commence in a year
or two, shall detect them, Win I u n fid
could yoa exhibit before a rlass of young ladies
if yon had, in the hurry of the moment, allowed
some of the above expressions to escape you?
They would be all in a titter, aud you would
never forget it.
1 hen you have contracted a bad habit of
pronouncing that is horrible: you make a long
and narrow where it ought to be broad; viz
brtskct, passed, cint, etc. Though I have fre
quently corrected the expression, you yet use
"I am mistaken," Ac, when this is far from
your meaning. "She is mistaken when she
says the Ganges run through . Ireland." N
She mistakes she is in error does not know
Geography: mistake, mistook, -mistaken.
may mistake her expressions, especially if her
enunciation was indistinct: but I cannot affirm
"she is mistaken in regard to the Ganges" she
is ignorant, she mistakes the meaning or the
words of the author.
That long, that high, that big, ic, some
tunes escapes your bps; but the habit is not
confirmed of using that for so so long, high.
How could you, this side Mason & Dixon's
line, contract the use of onto so glibly? "She
got onto the horse, fence," a real Yankeeisni.
liar barons as it is, it has crept into some
books printed "down East."
Your affectionate Father,
Complimentary. The New York Day Book
spcaKsii very complimentary terms of its city
cotempornries and their reporters. He says of
The editors' of each one ought to be indicted
for publishing such papers. They keep a set
of half civilized reporters, who stand in constant
fear of losing their places unless one gets an
"item" ahead of the other. Hence they go
like a pack of dogs around the city, barking and
yelping, and chasing down every old woman, or
half frightened to death child, and taking down
every word they say as gospel truth.
Mr. Jit" chax an 3 J n augural suit. Mr Bu
chanan has got his inaugural coat made bv an
honest Dutch tailor of Lancaster who has pat
riotically stitched it with stars representing the
thirty one States of the Union. The idea is-a
good one, and could only have originated in
Lancaster county where the Union is a cardi
ual principle with the dutch yeomanry, who
will not have it separated without tearing the
whole fabric, material and workmanship, into
shreds. It is also symbolical of Mi Buchan
an's administration. With the Union stitched
into the Democratic policy, and with the right
kind of buckram in the cabinet to stiffen it it
will wear out its term a credit to the manu
facturer, a satisfaction to the wearer, and the
admiration of the people. Phil. Ltdgtr.
is bar.bar v
is- proper. 1
1, F A V E T TEVI LL E, H.C
EAtUtOAD lEETMii W CARTHAGE; r
' At a large and enthusiastic meeting ln ; Car
thage, on Monday last Col W B. Richardson"
presidiiig. aiid Messrs. A. R; Black aud Hi Ct
McLean, Secretaries, the following action was
bad in regard to the-proposed road from Cbe
raw to the Coal Fields: . ' '
' "Whereas, a movement is now being made
by the friends of the enterprise, to seenre the
"Cheraw and Coal-fields Railroad" charter, and
build the Road. Therefore,
Resolved, That this is the time for action,
immediate and well directed action,' and to this
end, We pledge ourselves to do every thing
that we can, towards furnishing material aid to
the contemplated project
Resolved, That inasmnch as the route from
Cheraw to this place, traverses a region wcit
timbered, the value of which will be greatly
ly enhanced bj the Road, we feel authorized in
saying a right of. way will be given free of
charge through this county. .
Resolved, That the contemplated Road will
be a direct channel of trade between Charleston
and the richest portion of the State; this will
be mutual advantage, and we confidently be
lieve, a reason sufficient to induce the people of
South Carolina to take an active part in for
warding this great enterprise.
Resolved, That the President of -the meeting
appoint fifty Delegates to represent the vouuty
of Moore in the "Cberaw and Coal-fields Rail
road". Con yen tion. to be held at Cheraw, South
Carolina, 011 the first of April next. .:
Under the Jast Resolution, the following gen
tlemen were appointed, viz: Duncan C. Cainp-
lell, William C. Campbell, R. A. Stuart, Hugh
Leach, Neill R. Currie, Jesse Bean, Esq.,
hos.. D. Williara, Arch'd Mclver, W. D.
Harrington, Daniel C. Clarke, Duncan Patter-
sou, Alex. Campbell, Dan'l MrKeuzie, Esq.,
C..C. McCrummen, H. C. McLean, A. R. Mc
Donald, A. R. Black, A. R. Kelly, Dr. John
Shaw, Dr. II Turner, Dr S C Bruce, G S Cole
T U Tyson, Alex. Mclver, Sam'l Barrett,
Clement Dowd, Col. J no. Morisou, Haywood
Muse, Alexander II. McNeill, M. D McNeill
Jfal com Kelly, Alex. Kelly, W. M. Person,
Jyhn W. Warner, John H. Warner, K II
Vtorthy, Syl vanns Barrett, William Barrett,
Eaq. II II Martin, John M Troy, James Cnr
riei.W P Martin, J J Alston, Joab Cheek, w
M Person, Thos W Ritter, Eli R Sowell, R W
GoUston, B Coffin, Archibald Ray, Thomas B
Shaw, Alex. Monroe, Archibald Buchan, Dun
can Keith, I D Patterson, D R Shaw, A M
Blue, George Foshee; Harris Tyson, Richard
Street, Dr C Chalmers, W P Cameron and
Rev. W Harris.
. The co-operation of friends of the work in
the counties interested and elsewhere was soli
cited; thanks tendered to a number of gentle
men for their earnest advocacy of the work; and
a number of eloquent speeches made. Observrr.
'., A Ccriocs So.uirkei.'s ;Nfst. BirdT nest,
whether of the edible kind or otherwise, has
al way 8 been a matter of curiosity; but squir
rel's nests appear now to have borne off the
palm, according to the following, from the Cud-
do (Ala.) Gazette:
er uatea ueu liavou, Jan. 10, 1857, ac
companied by a segar box, which contains
what he says is a squirrel's nest.. lie repre
sents that the steamer White Cliffs, on her trip
from JMiIton to Shreveport, struck a large cy
press tree in Rd Bayou, and among the limbs
that fell on her forecastle, was one that Contain
ed a nest, supposed to have been manufactured
by a squirrel. The nest forms a mass of varied
matter, seemingly decomposed Jor the most
part, adhering Jightly together. We find in it
two rifle balls of different sizes, duck shot, gam-
ivory checks, fishing lines, percussion
caps, egg shells, pieces of glass and broom
straw, the lead that covered the cork of a bot
tle, and divers other things. There is no tell
ing what may be in the centre, for we have not
broken it up, perhaps valuable coin aud dia
monds. The mystery is, how, in that wild and
unsettled region, such articles could be found
by a squirrel, and further, how the little animal
should have taken a fancy to them, The nest
is in our office, where it may be seen by those
who take an interest in curiosities."
A Good Max's Wish. I freely confess to
jou that I would rather, when I am laid down
in the grave,, have some one in his manhood
stand over m.e and say: "There lies one who
was a real fi-iend to me, aud privately warned
me of the daggers of the younr-. no one knew it:
but he aided me in the time of need; I owe
wha. I am to him" or I would rather have some
widow, with, ehwking ntterance, tellinir her
children, "There is your friend and mine, lie
visited me in my affliction, aud found you, my
son, an employer and yon, my daughter, a
happy home Jn a virtuous family.-' I say, 1
would rather that such persons should stand at
my grave, than to have erected over it the
most beautiful sculptured monument of Parisian
or Italian marble. The heart's broken utter-
auce of reflections of past kindness, and the
tears of a grateful memory shed upon the grave
than the most costly cenotaph ever reared.
COXJTGBATIO.Y I.V VERMONT. The Hieg-
uetic Telegraph says that the State Capitol of
Vermont was destroyei by fire Wednesday
evening last. The occurrence excites no sur
prise down this way. It is well known that
that edifice has been in a highly inflammable
State and condition- for years past, in fact has
long been used as an incendiary depot or maga
zine. Vast stores of abolition hand grenades
and. rocket -have been manufactured there and
seut forth to all parts of the Earth, bnt prin
cipally So othward for purposes inflamatory and
explosive. No wouder the old abolition pow
der boose is gone at last has suffered what
she so Ion; 5 sought to inflict. It never did so
much goo 1 as in the going on wings of fire.
If another must be built, it should be of iron
so as to st and a red heat of fanaticism ; and let
it be bnild. ont of the unexpended balance on
the twenty thousand appropriation for "Bleed-
tngKam sa, .
.The following is a list of tbs members who
eo-itttttttte tht' Senrtte of the present Congress.
Albert G. Brown,
Jinew 1 Green,
Clement C Clay; jr
Win. K. SetmgtiftB, .
liobt. W. Jt'hofcon,
Lafayette S. Foster,
Jobu P. Hale,
- NEW TOBK.
Win. II. Seward.
...... KKW JKKSKT.
J. K. Tbonwon.
' David S. Reid,
1K.'.9 Wm. M. Gwin,
1MU I David C. Broderick.
1S64 1 Mxrtin W. Bates. .
1 863 1 Jas. A. Bavard,
1859 I Pavil I.. Ynlte,
1863 f Stephen R. Mallorv. 1863
189 I Robert Toomb
Geo. E. rgh,
Benj. F. Wadtr.
! William Bijrler,
; Simon Cameron.
J. F. Simmons,
Jos. J. Evans, .
Av P. Butler,
Tbo. J. Rusk,
R. M. T." Hunter,
Jus. V. Mason,
James R. Doolittie.
lfeBl f Alfred lvvrsou.
1861 iGrohamX. Kitch,
1863 Jcmc I). Bright,
16 ! Stephen A. Doaela. 1859
lffbc Lyman 1 rural iti 1 1,
1.9 Geo. W. Jones,
1 $63 James Harlan,
18.59 J. B. Thompson,
1861 J. J. Crittenden,
1859. J. P. Benjamin,
1859 Wm. P Fewrnilen, 1856
1863 Hannibal Hamlin, 1863
1861 J Henry Wilson.
1S63 ' Charles Snmiwr, .
1859 : Jas. A- Pearee.
1863 Anthony Kennedy,
Appointment hy the Prrckfeai,
Bv and with the ml rice and consent of the Senate.
Isaac 11. Sturgeon to be assistant treasurer
of the United States at St. Louis, Missouri.
John S Cunningham, of South Carolina, to
be purser in the navy, Tice Edward Fitzgerald,
Phillip Clayton to be Assistant Secretary of
J. Patton Anderson, of Washington Territo
ry, to be governor of said Territory from and
after ltth March, 1857.
Samuel Medary, of Ohio, to be governor of
Minnesota Territory from and after - 1st April,.
Turner Nelson, of Indiana, to be snperinten
dent of Indian affairs in the Territory of Utah
George H. Jones, of Virginia, to be secreta
ry to the President to sign patents.
William Weer, of Kansas, for attorney of
the United States for Kansas.
Lewis W. Sifford to be United States mar
shal for the southern district of Ohio, vice
Thomas K. Smith.
Jacob Frontman to be deputy postmaster at
Hamilton, connty "of Butler, Ohio, in place of
It. M. Furrow, resigned.
Tlieodorus Bailey, Hugh Y. Purviance, W.
F. Lynch, Henry, W. Morris, Francis B. Elli
son to be paptains in the navy.
Alexander M. Pennack, George F. Emmons,
Edward Middleton, Thomas T. Hunter, Gnsta
vns II. Scott, David McDugald, Charles F.
Mcintosh, to be commanders in the navy.
lie AZrawus JUiviagrston, Wm. E. Vilzh
lrevett Abbot, lieujamin P. Loyal!, Charles
H. Cushman, Oscar F. Stanton, William II.
Cheever, Henry A. Adams, George Brown,
Charles Hawley, Bushrod B. Taylor, William
H. Ward, Robert L. May, Jonn W. Dunuing
ton, Hudson M. Garland, James. W. Shirk.
Jesse Taylor, James P. Maxwell, Henry Er
ben, Jtrancis Shepherd, Thomas P. Pelot
cAtwaru a . jncurea, inward C. Stockton to
be lieutenants in the navy.
naA.. T r r "1 . . .
o c a Auriier, 01 irgina, to be a sec
ond lieutenant in the marine corps from 21th
Allen Ramsey, of the District of Columbi
4 l . 1 ? a .
v w wcuuu lieutenant in the marine corps
irom isi .uarcn, 1S57, vice E. H. Youngblood
TJelavan Bloodgood, of X ew York, to be an
assistant surgeon in the navy, vice E. K
A AEir imwoxD. Two French chemists
Messrs. Wobler and Deville, have succeeded in
crystalizing the well known substance boron
which has hitherto been known only as a green
isn brown powder, or in combination with an
acid, nnd they submitted specimens of the crys
tals 10 me .rrencti Academy of Sciences a short
time since. These crystals possess a brilliancy
and refractive power which nothing equals but
the diamond, and they rival eve 1 that in hard
ness, being capable of scratching corruudum
wincn, nexr 10 a diamond, is the hardest sub
stance known. The specimens yet obtained
are very small, and have a shade of red or yel
low; but the color is believed to be accidental,
and they hope that further experiments will
enable them to- procure it colorless Boron
agrees witn silicon in many of. its properties,
and it is considered as intermediate between
and carbon. This discovery may soon put us
in possession of a fictitious diamond which the
most experienced eye will be unable to distin.
guish from the genuine.
A Cheerkuc Philosopht. The following
truthful passage occurs in one of the Fredericka
Bremer books: "There is much goodness in the
world, although at a superficial glance one is
disposed to doobt it. What is bad is noised
abroad, is echoed back from side to side, and
newspapers and the social circles find ronch to
say about it; whilst what is good goes at best
like sunshine, qnietly through the world."
46rHere is a venerable marriage notice of
the "olden time,? taken from the New York
Weekly Museum, June 9, 1 192. Adjectives
in those days were cheap and plenty:
"Married. On Monday evening last by the
Rev. Mr Beach, John Buchanan, Esq., to the
amiable, incomparable, inflexible, and nonparal-
leled of her sex, Nancy Lucy Turner, both of
FAYETTEVILLE ,n7 C
Saturday, Ilaicl) 21, 1857.
y- MtvuiiiiiKX is our duly authorir.
k:. iut tne cuecoa or all claims due litis ofSce
T - j , 1 . 1 . ..
a envn ucnirons 01 me immediate insertion of th
auTcriimng ia vor mni naiul them in by TIHTiS!)
AKTBitSoOS, otherwise they -will not appear n
me suceeeaiug wcok.
Our friends will nimaa vjrj?
t hi w in minil.u inl.....l ..,.1.. a , .
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE STOCKUOLDEIf
The animal meeting of the stockholders
the Western Railroad was held at Market lid
an Monday last, Col. Jno. MeRae in the cha
After the transaction of such preliinina
business as is usual the following resolution
fercd by E. J. Hale, Esq., was adopted:
uerens it is understood tiiatthe 1 resitlciy,
and Directors of the Company have been nlV
plied to by several of the owners of miner;
lands to negotiate for an interest in those lan
in laivr 01 iiie . vompnny : iesoivcu mat till (
r -1 .1 Mi -1 1 .1 ..1'
meeting is gratified to find that the owners if
those lands have at length been aroused to tlf
advantages of a connection with our road anR
that the President and Directors be antlmrJi
and requested to make snch arrangments of tl
- " w it,.m
election for President of the company rcsulte
in the choice of . B.'IUallett, the former e
ivinllt fl llrt Tdfl Alle nrncirinnt r. i I . .. I . i ,,.
election for Directors was then held. Mai. 1
G. McRae declined a re-election and nominate
!ik 11 C ctna1 tli 1 T -vi T O 1 -.
AAUII. t . J. JtlJIl 1111(1 J
Itckliirr vintl-rct j-trhi3 i1i4 A r "i-vv
""O a j iv . ,f . j JiaiUOl
was averse to serving as Director, owing to th J
pressure ot other claims upon his time and at
tention, the board as elected stand thus; Io
J. C. Dobbin, Geo. McNeill, A A. McKcthan.
1. o. Ajutierion, u. 1. Home, John II.
cook, ix. 1j. Aiy rover,, V. McLaurin, James
The publication of a statement of the claims
of the Railroad upon the support of the people
of Cumberland was ordered to be printed, and
we trust that it will be carefully read by every
voter in the connty before he goes to the polls
to ratify or condemn the action of the magis
trates respecting a county subscription. The
matter has been and is still misrepresented to
the people. Designing men, demagogues and
self interested individuals are striving to pre
judice the minds of our citizens against assis
tance to this great enterprise. Some we give
credit for better motives while we pity their
ignorance and condemn their self blindness.
We conjure the people of Cumberland to
think for themselves, and we present a few
facts for their consideration. First, the impor
tance of the Railroad to the State, nnu the
vast resources which its completion will dcvel
ope. And we cannot say more on this point!
thai is embodied in the able and suecint Ko
port of the President of the lon in another
column. We call especial attention to it, and
we ask every citizen of Cumberland to weigh
well the prospects of benefit ami' injury before
he forms an opinion or polls his vote. We tell
you democrats of Cumberland, that an effort
is being made to paralyse our energies and to
defeat us hereafter by men whose allegiance to
the party is of a very doubtful tenure. They
represent that it is a know nothing mannsvrir
to obtain the prestige of success in a work whose
execntion will be the stepping stone to the fu
ture advancement of works of internal improve
ment and they further say that if the county
agrees to the subscription, it will be mainly
owing to the influence of know nothings basing
their local political capital upon this subscrip
tion. We tell yon that this is a misrepresen
tation; that these tuen are seeking popularity
by decrying a work whose importance can only
be estimated by the general good acrning to
the whole people. As an answer to all this
rigmarole, we call your attention to the name
of JAS. C. DOBBIX as a Director in this
road, and we ask you if you will permit any
man, whatever may be his claims upon your
attention, yonr credulity or yonr confidence
to prejudice you politically against the Wes
tern Rail road? In fact, not only as Demo
crats in a party sense of the term, but as demo
crats in the more extended, the true, rational
republican meaning of the word, we appeal to
you to give your hearts, your hands and your
rotcstothis enterprise. Be assured that it
is for yonr own benefit, your own interest, as
well as that of the state at larcel Personally.
and so far as we our self are individually con
cerned, it matters very little whether the Hail
Koad IS completed or not. and rn tl.Prrfnrfr
the better qualified to express an opinion
whether or not the benefits would exceed the
temporary inconveniences, if i fact nnv existed
attendant npon the subscription
in other quarters it is nrp.ii,i K,f n,
democrats wish to overtax their fellow citizen
of the opposition, and capital is sought to bo
made of this declaration. All intelligent men
can see the drift of these objection urged bv
the opponents of the road. Self interest U at
the bottom of the whole of it. .Ask a man
what his objections are to theconntrv
tion, and he will tell you that the people will
be taxed for it. tlt he is a jrreat fri,n,i r
eofi.e, that be wishes to see the burden of
taxation removed, from the peopie jt.a
Look into that man's antecedents and v
will find him to be either an old office hunt-
or one who is looking to the dear people for an
office, hoping to obtain it by a great ostensible
interest in the welfare of tht people. The argu
ments and representations of such men are
worth about as much as were the promises of
the know nothings to a democrat to support
nim for an office when thev WP1P awrsrn irk n
pose him. r