North Carolina Newspapers

    8ALI3LUI.Y, (If. C.) TUESDAY, SEPT. 5, 1820.
. In cur paper of the 211 ultimo, few 'remark ap
peared on the subject of new collect contemplated to
be established at some proper place lit the western part
mywf the il We.Juve.aiMC'tUiw'karnt, Out a Uryo
meeting of highly reapecUbU character from different
counties, was held in the town of Llncolnton, the week
"tfini the) out
lines of thlslaudabjo undertaking. . We are not able to
JTT? the) full result of this tneetint; j but from tbf char
acters of some gentlemen who, we are Informed, atten-
( ded H.vchcUte not to yf iUpneiIJny were mar
led by intelligence ami wisdonu- We hope to be able.
;v" In short tunc,- to give our readers something more parH
ticularra this interesting subject.
In the meantime, we cannot forbear expressing our
gratification at efforts so honorable to the cliaructcr and
feelings of the western part of North-CaroCna j and judg.
tng, as we do, from the character of the persons enga
ged in this scheme, and the zeal of the public in its fa
tor, i confident! anticipate its success. Notlting, we
'think, but a difference of opinion as to the place of loca
:' lion, can produce a failure j but let the friends of (he in
stitution be awsre of this rock. It is the same on which
pinna as extensive as the present have oftentimes split.
. There is another small point upon which some inter
est is felt, that is, the name which the college shall bear,
-ft ought not, wc conceive, to be One of tocai or prcscri
- bed signification, but of enlarged and liberal meaning,
; showing the plan and character of the Institution. To
' ' identify it at once with the character of the state, and to
: interest the public feefing, how would it answer to name
;.: t.?CABOUVACUMKiwr.. ....... - ,
Whatever has a tendency to raise' the character of our
"state and promote the welfare of it citizens, sludl al-
ways receive bur warmest wishes and zealous support
' The establishment of a new institution as extensive as
the one in contemplation, cannot fail to hare that ten
dency. It is bringing into. the bemispliere of our state
an additional luminary, that will shed its light and influ
ence among us. This remark is general in its applica
tion j but the advantage Will be felt in a more particular
'ibanner in the western part of our state- it is making a
great more in favor of the literature of the western
We amid, on a former occasion, and we here repeat it,
' that a great change is taking place in the moral and po-
litical condition of the western part of North-Carolina.
..The tiffiu tie Uwm indicate it, and the project of this
. College, is yet mntther tign, The work is going on ; and
Hull must be the eye which cannot see it, and selfish must
be the heart which does not rejoice at it. We rejoice ;
I and our humble labors, soctras they ay shall be devo
' led to whatever may have a tendency to improve the
standing of our state, ami to every effort that is made to
- achieve the independence and obtain the equal rights of
the western part of North-Carolina.
rTheipubli(B ..wilibe shocked to learn, that an attempt
was made eight days ago, by some vile incendiary, to set
-on fire the elegant Bridge- across tlw Yadkin liver, built
nnd ownedutj', Mr .Lewis Beard of this town. Fortu
tiatery the fire was discovered before it got fairly under
way, and was extinguished without occasioning much in
jury to the timbers. The discovery was made early in
the morning by one of the w orkmen employed in cov.
. '. ering the bridge. From every circumstance,, it would
-.appear, tliat the torch was applied an hour or two be
j y. fore day-light but, very luckily, it was placed among
J- f ? the large timbers, and in a situation where they had ac
77 "quired a degree of dampness which made them slow' to
; -rv burn, and thereby the progress of that destructive ele
i ". , ,yx inent was retarded. Thus was saved from destruction a
" ' : , work, which not only does honor to the enterprise of its
I; ' . owner, but wtnily a credit to this part of the country.
: VVile and despicable must be that wretch who could con-
: ccite 0 base a design. The hand that would apply the
- ' '1 torcbTof destruction, would never shrink from the dag
&V? gcr of assassination. We hope every good citizen will
be vigilant to detect and bring to punishment and di-
IWe are promLed,-bT: a.ralued correspondent, an ac
count of tlie battle of Ramsburs, which was fought in
... ..,v.Lincoln county, in this state, during 'the"1 revolutionary
-f War, by the Whigs and Tories, in which the latter were
. defeated. " An account of this battle, so little known,
- Vii ImIS? D mtercsung tq our reauers generapy, and tioubiy
: ; so when coming, as it will, from one who was not only
v" n eye-witness of the transactions which ne relates, but
-rhb also took an Active pariin tbeml Jrt are also prom.
Y ked, .by the same correspondent, accounts' of " several
other transactibns of minor importance, which took place
in this s
iiuleedencc, which have
historian and which will, doubtless, possess mich inter-
ist, as furnishing additional material for a full and cor
rect relation of the various occurrences in that important
period in our national history, and a making us acquain
ted wil'i the self-devotion, storings, and patriotism of
those who, although they contributed materially to the
s'jcccss of that struggle, yet have descended to the tpmb
- . ---yitlidct leaving any memorial of their toil an sacrifices
in the. defence of their country.
ineir unopirusive itv ttrup.i5oi- which nrcnasaessea nntlr in it a fuvnr
"'"" huw iKoujr lyrgoiicn; oui xneir iui.-awry i y uiousana auxuianes, siccu s mituness, genueness, cio-
should be revived. Some simple memorial of their hum-qoence, equability of temper, self-possession, command
. . .1 a a a. a- a- a ' X .' ' ' ii 1 "''1 'I aa'M.i a - Ah., .an a. 4 f lnriilAlil 11.1 . Ma... .M.aJ .mJ .n
exhibit, what irav churm, play ot features, ana an. ae
but all fXHKt
ble.wortl should be left toTother times some brief in
scriptipn shouil be engraven on their tombs,ito record
tLtiar dsvotiflli to tb.u' country.
.iL. (l ulinj ld a:vl tc.;r!.'.:ig cp! !i n lha rr.or.u.
muuttrcrtcdttillic (line hundred f'jaiiam .ho f II nl
ihe str-its of ThermopyU id dcfvnre of ti e tl)f nici tl
fWecc I " Stranger, go and tell t!ie of J.cnle.
mou that we lie here in obedience to her sacred laws."
', S. t ' -'
W bare, received the first number of the ret Jrt C-
ze:u oiid Chatfuim ,1Jvrrtlirt published at (Jlistham,
H. C. by James Lyons. The editor has gircn a some
what lengthy sketch of the country bordering on the
Feeder, which embrace an extent of 14,430 square
miles, with a view, as he remarks, the norc distinctly
to impress on the mindf of its inhabitants that "vvttg J
tuUtritt which nntvrt hoi atiliputl connect them hgethut
Ia smt f tktlr mI imwiaid ttneerui, and which ought
to, and no doubt win, sooner or latcrr combine Uicuj in a
system tf measures, for the, Improvement of their navi
gtion, trade, roiuds, Ix. Our Cmiu will not permit us
to translate the whole of this sketch into ou r columns j but
as the channel of the trade of this psrt of the country
may, at some future period, be turned toward Chatham,
the following account of that place may not be wholly
dodoYIntwsttoour'ita4c "" '" - 7" I
lttemln to speak of ('if atham, the teat ol
many anxious hope and fears, and the scene of
my present labors. Chatham is the Indian Che
raw, elegantly situated on the southern bank of
Peedee at the head of steam boat navigation, mid
way between Georgetown and Salisbury, GO miles
from Fayctteville and 30 from Camden. It hat
been a place of more or less business for teventy
years t it wat occupied by the BritKh army in the
revolutionary war,, and witnessed many sangui
nary scenes. I he natural advantages or the site i
induced early hopes of its tucceti as a place ol
commerce, being thuated the most conveniently
to a larger extent of fertile back country than
imy' commercial place between Petersburg and
Augusta. Upon a fair estimate, it ought to have
long tince taken the lead of Fayettcviile, Cam
den, and Columbia, but by some unknown fatality
it hat vacillated from one subordinate stage to
another, till about two years since, when a num
ber of enterprising gentlemen purchased a con
iiucraoie ooay oi una in me mosi upprovca sit
uution for a town, laid it out into lots of about
two-thirds of an acre, divided by spacious
streets, intersecting each other at riht angles ;
the lotH were olTcrcd for sale : the public mind
was fuliy appiiied of the advantages and ditad
vantages of the place t their success in this spec
ulation guarantees its permanence and prosper-
itjr. Dining the tame year of the sJe a tobacco
warelioue was erected, also ei(;ht or ten store
houses, some of them two stories hien and very
comprehensive, and several dwelling homes
Simultaneous with these operations, In the public
spirited exertions of a few individuals, si tain-
boat company was formed, with a capital of be
twecn 3U and 40,000 dollars : a veamboal of 40
horse power, and three sufficient tow b)ats were
buitt and put into active -Mid profitable operation.
1 here is now between niiv and ont hundred per
sons, including mechanics of uil kinds, fellers and
better of timber, brick-makers, waggoners, &c
actively emploed in renting 15 or 20 houses,
stores and tenements of different kinds, inclu
dine a spacious building for an academy.
A venerable episcopal church,of more than 60
rears standing, overshadowed by its more ancient
oaks, and surrounded by the tombs uf ages, lends
a sacred, solemn grandeur to the southern entry
of the village, which is already ornamented with
a neat and'appropriate building; for-a social li
brary, consisting of near 100 volumes of valua
ble books.
The advancement and commercial prosperity
of Chatham depend on two principal evnt9the
concentrating of a sufficient capital to invite the
wandering trade of the upper Peedee country inJ
North-Carolina, which is now diffused from Pe
tersburg to Augusta, and fix h at this place, it
natural emporium. -and the necessary improve
ments in the navigation of the river, and such
only as its importance entitles it to : let these
events be accomplished, and Chatham will soon
take its rank among the first interior towns of
the southern states
For ever cheerful, tho' not always witty,
And never giving cause for hate or pity : ,
These are his arts...jHich arts as must prevail,
When riches, birth, and beauty's self w ill faiL
And what he does to gain a. vulgar end,
Shall we neglect to make mankind our friend f
,. 1 was always conyjncedj.chejmportarweof agood
person,' of a eood voice,- of graced illness, and of polite
nessi but never have I been impressed with a sense of
it so forcibly as in the instance of a friend of mine, whom
I shall designate by the title of Colonel Gilbert. We all
very well know the charm of first impressions, and how
apt our reason and our reflertk:. are to surrender them
selves to the evidence of the passions. Our eyes and
our ears are placed, as it u ere, like sentinels over the
inner recesses of the mind, to give the alarm if any tiling
noxious or offensive approach. .When, therefore, these
guards axe ;cap$ajejdw
will naturally surrender, the garrison up to their captors.
Music, oratory and painting, consist in what U called
nunner.- Th'ebjecf which eeontempIafce-'Tnttst be
trraccfid i the voice must "be harmonious and persuasive,
and at the same time mild and commanding the gestures'
musi dc iuu oi uignuy ana concora, every way congenial
to our feelings and sympathies, yet important enough to
arrest our attentions the eye must tu U3 while ue tongue
wins us; and in the whole animated statue nothing cold,
distant, stiff, repulsive, or uncertain, must appear. That
ease wlfsch seems more anxious to please Uian direct, to
assimilate itself to the1 objects about than to stand alone,
to. .feel conscious of inspired jregard tliah aware of its
superiority, is one of the creates arts of pleasing. P6-
.. " -' a a a " . ' J. a " .
Itteist-UainaiicmoMirajHon is
"or even e.tx-A'.ton end lr'h art n t sufil lent trt rmwi.
lu'e .Jii union t( MmciiTtre, rmnmoidy c U i Mn
ntr, uliirlt so ftr difT, rs fin Itutl llmt we run I '!)
tlie one Irj the sole of rcfirction and raan.IiuUkkiu m Lulc
the oilier must at once pa currcut or be rejcetrcL
Put to return to the Colonc-I. l.avlr.r spent a larga
fortune, arvl now oiJy "pf.sseuing t tills for ptU scpi
ccs, he cannot be iid to have any yr at pf rmii-j-v right
in society neither does he posirm a".' Icgilaive lion,
on, nor'dos he owe his Convrqurne? to ,;rli4orn fela
tions fur his parentage at humble, though honorable i
lie hit a nnmbrr of failing j si! for this preference
which he insures in all companies, he depends entirely
on manners, dress anl addrcs, on freauenting tlie best
company, and Iming alwsy coMtiiuied in the circle of
fakhion. I Itave known him enter a room where some
envious person bad been previously passing strictures on
him andyct, with one glance, to turn hisenetnhs to
Wcflds.iiaf'fwrti'Ji'; pe'culiarty happy,;" lne
coup dVd teaebe Dm how to divide hi attentions,
here to pay the greatest dividend of respect, where to
Hsten, ar4 where to entertain. With a good deal of ex
perience, he ha a rrrat deal of studied modesty and
with moderate portion of wit, he ha a cheerfulness, a
good humor, and una.lTvctcdn.cs in using wWch tnakes
it appear far more titan it really is. Lastly, to women
gentk-nes and devoted respect, a constant preventing of
Uieir wishes. nd a devotion to their service, without any
free glance, pressing :'clviCty7 obtrusive gallaiitry, haai
ardoJ expression, or. words of douldd .nieaiuug,' have
made hi election ure with Uiem.
It is trenching a little on the province of writers on
education to give this detailed account i but as living
manners are my object, I cannot avoid taking notice of
so striking an instance of such a arc useful beyond cal
culation to him who possesses them.
11m advantarv of education we ever witness, but in
manners of this kind, there is something beyond it
there is great judgment, and an application of a portion
of heart to every action. The ill to please is jrenend
in mankind the means are often deficient, and almost
always different. Here there exists a blending of both
useful and ornamental in society, and yet within the
reach of every well bred person' 'who w ill study the art.
nun dc dw wniHMii ouiciousncxs or parucuianiy ;
respectful without formality easy without tVcedom :
complimentary without fulsome flattery t modest without
awkward backwardncut to possess variety without fri
volity, and to be elcirant williout ah'ectation, or o i)iilr.:
display of egotism or self-lovf. He who possesses il. mc
requiaites, may rest assurvU, thai he will pk:ue cwry
bodyaswcUas THE IttCLLSK,
founulin tho courso of the proceeding, yc! r?r t
were rrscrrcd, and the tc ytun.ldc red v
conrhiMve of the cblm. It wa admitted by ihi
plaintiffs counscl.that the nolo was disrountrd tt
the cilice establ-shcd at this place. ' The dr in.,
dual's counsel insisted lo tho juiy, that the It r.k
of the United Blates had no power to I'licomit,
promissory notcs-Mhat tho Bank was the men?
creature of tho act which created It, and pout,
ted no other powers than such ai were exim
granted. That it could take nothing by Implies
tlon, however strong; and though the charter
confers a right upon the corporation generally to
do and execute all and singular tho acts, matters,
and things, which to them it shall or mar apnet
tairr to dor freriik! although It prohibits thenr-tor
receive more than su per cent, upon Its loom or
ditewnti, yet, as there 1 Do exfirtii authority el
ther to loan or dltcount, fcuth loans art Illegal and
the security Vbld. " 1 ' , - i .
;. Jfho iVayor.cljirgeAlbe jury that the Bank or.
the United States had no power under its charter
to discount promissory notes, and the jury gave a
rennet torthrelendantrr-::
TCscBuriiBsrrsn..Mi9i:4wM ha made IdatUttf
withcoMtdcrable ability. We hope be will not dUap.
pear sO suddenly as tome, nor ever make his appearance;
so awkwardly a others, of ov.f correspondents.
"wAsniKOTOsr,' At'oust l-From Ancostu
ma we learn, by an arrival at Norfolk) that pro
positions bad been Wade by the commander of
the Spanish Royal rorces to the Congress of Co
lomdi a, for the suspension of arms, tec. until af
ter the result of the deliberation of the Cortes on
the affairs of the Provinces should be known ;
and that the proposition had been rejected on any
other basis than the Sovereignty and lndcpen
dence of Colombia." This is what mihthave been
expected, from the intimations contained in the
scrui-ofTicial articles re-published in this country
from Venezuelian papers. There is some doubt
on our minds, however, in what sense the Con
gress speaks of the Independence ot Colombia.
The Republic of Colombia, properly speaking,
we know, embraces the two countries ol, Vcne
zuela and New Grenada. . But, if we have not
misunderstood the language of the Aurora news
paper, which seems to speak the sentiments f
, . i- L ! .i . ii
iiouvari ii is nis oojcci 10 cmorucc jii uw iirpuv
lie of Colbmbli oV SotuA Mierica, as well Mcxi
co as the Southern provinces. If this consum
mate politician's project ot bestriding the globe be
persevered in, it is supposedand indeed has
been pretty plainly hinted in the Aurora that no
terms of peace for any part of South America
v ill be listened to, unless they have for their ba
sis the acknowledgment- by Spain of the inde
pendence of all South. America. .Thi is indeed
a great object ; but is it attainable I Tor the sake
of bringing all the provinces under one head,
would it be politic in any one of the governments
which are eheady formed, that of Colombia, for
example, to refute to receive an acknowledg
ment of its separate independence ? Will the
provinces of La Plata follow its example Their
wars have not been made in alliance, and why
should their pacification I
Perhaps, however, it will be time enough to
speak of the magnificent projects of the govern
ment of ' Colombia, when we have more definite
information respecting them. If wc correctly
understand the object of the ambition of the leud
ing men in the Republic of Colombia, it is ex
ceeded in its magnificence of conception only by
Dr. Thornton's celebrated plan of a federative
gpvernment for the whole of the American con
tinentthe seat of which, if we -recollect aright,
wai lo be planted on the Isthmus of Daricn, and
its wings to extend almost from pole to pole.
- - . - Xat. Intel,
Extract ttfUi letter from a gentlezunLan board, the
Ciane) dated St. Criii "'Rdi'iTeniereYWH
My 1820. . ,
" As soon as we were eranted pratique, Lieu
tenant M. C. Perry waited on the governor, and
informed him of our object n visiting; the island ;
and that we should be happy to give the custom
ary salute, if it would be reciprocated gun for
gun. The Governor replied, he would .return
the sute jwth plea
gun less, as it was not customary with his nation
to reiufn an equal number of guns to republican
governments, but tothose only who acknbwleii
ged a sovereignT II? was then told, that no salute
wbtild be glvenas the ?Uvv$ K1TXtElacklidwK
edged rib natian to be, greater or more respecta
ble th:m their own. Consetiueiitly, no salute was
given." ii. V . '
raoM TH ohio isnsiToa.
Rank United States ri. IfVppte V WitrniT
The above cause came to trial a few days ago,
befbro, the City Court, held by the - .Mayor and
tyo Aldermen. 7-The case was regularly presen
' .t " t. . ..!.:ir i .. i .i
roaa.cTSn w stair r thi Mitmnui iSSTTt.
, xncjuww :ag,TV.
Hactrti ". - ' - . ' lh. I 7 H
Beef, new ... 13 12
fiXh -- 56
ltceswax ... 23 29
ll.-a.iJv, Cog. - ral. 2
iVa..!i - , 60
Apple J5
RuMir .... lb. 15 20
troffc-e .... 2) 30
Corn . . . busli. 55
Cotton, Uplaml - 100 lb. U 15
Flour, superfine . bbl. 4 4)'
' fine ... 4
Flax sord . . bush. 1
(Sn, Holland - - gal 1 1 25
Northern 61)
Hog's lard ... lb. U
Iron, Hweili ;h . 100 Jb. 6 6 50
Ln;li.sli .... 56
Iad .... lb. 10 :
Molasses .... gml, 40 A ,
Oats .... bush. 39 Ai
Tork .... 100 l. 5 C,
rotators Irish busli. 75 1
Hum, Jamaica, 4th proof gal. I 'Zi
Y. Island, 4th do. -
do. 3d do. . 90 1
New -England 45 5U
Hire .... 100 Th. 3 4
Salt, Turks-Island . . ' " bush. 90
1 Jverpool ground 1
fjtctl, German lb.
blistered . .
Sugary Muscovado . . 100 lb. 11 12
Loaf ... lb, 22 ?J
Tea, Young Hyson 1 12 j 1 25
Hyson . . J 20 1 H
Imperial . , I 75 2
Gunpowder j I 50 1 75.
Tobacco, leaf . . 100 lb. 4 5
manufactured - lb. 10 11
Tallow - - ll
Wlwst .... bush. (5 7)
Hhiskry ... gal. SO .J
Ij' ARLV this morning, the carpenters engaged in ccv
i erinir The Yadkin Toll Ondire returninir to t licit
work, discovered tlie south end of it to be on fiiv. Tit.
timely discover', and the exertion, of themselves and
the negroes on the promises, prevented it sustaining any
further injury than the loss ot eight or ten fret of wi-atli.
cr-boanUng. From thr circiwHanrc .f a pine torch,
ha'f coiiaiiranl, beint found at t'ic sjot where the fiiu
c.i.nmriKvd, ami other strong circurnstaniial proof, th i
: i... i. . ... ... ! . i-
I 'he a'ove reward via be riven for tho detection oi Ui
I.r.WlS BAUt, rnprirtw,
EnUhtr, Jujvtt 29, 1820, 13
WIU, be sold, atthe court-hous.' in S:ii;iiiirt, on RnV
urday, the first day of r next, 320 acr-
of land, oi the waters of Lick Vnt-V, jwning John V -stt,
Ilcnry Smith, and others. Fsid land to he sold as
tho property of William Uayly, for the tat for 1818-19,
September 1, 1820. 3ini3
Dissolution of Copartnership.
THE firm of HABGKAVE & I1EAHD is this day (lit.
solved by mutual consent. All those indebted to
ssjd firtn,; are reiested lo make payrnentTOohn Bcird
and au those having claims against said firm, arc retue
ted to present them to said Beard for settlement.
JltlMtl CoUtltV, dugllit
V -It1
22, 1820.
Slate of North-Carolina.
. . JBBDCLL covmrr.
Court of Pleas witl Quarter Sessions,' August Term, Wv;
Robert Works, . "i , -
vi. Petiti fir partition.
. Wart's heirs. ; ..S.
IT appearing to the satisfaction of the court,, that Ha.
zlct Hart, one of the deftiulanUi iu Die above case, is
not art1 inhabitant of this state i It is therefore ordctctl.
What publication be made for tliree weeks in the Heilerif-
Carolinian, & ntwspSper printca. in U! town of Salishiirv,
that the said Haslet Hart appesr at the. Court of Pleas
and Qua: tef Sessions ti be held for the county aforesaid,
at the court-hose in StacsAillc, on tlie tltird Monday o
November next, then and there plead, answer, or demur,
otherwise judgment will be granted according to the
prayer ox saiapeunon. -unness,
Of -every description, neatly and correctly executed a
this Office, and on tihort floticc, . ' ,' . .
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