tiie hope op Tire wicked asd Jct.
Tli hop of the Wf 11
A moment shall tlut it,
( TVben the brtaih of Jrhovah
la wrath has o'crpast hi
Sik the smoke that ti wieds la their fury are
Ush'.ng6 ' '
Or foam on the ocean, when the tempests are
-It ttt-tmi It not Us triumphs are o'er.
And the place that ooce kneir h, shall know It
But U bop of deyW
It established for ever,
And that trust shall f3-nr-. . J.
Tie Ilrarene at the voles of his thunder Buy
The earth at the flash of his f.ftitnliif may tjnake,
But iLcir bop and their truat ahaJI be ever the
- same, ' . '
Vnfading, onchanrlnf JiaaTia'i bit name.
Low In the rale, wheta streamlet ran,
Ami under a tree reclined,
A pilgrim measured Ilia wit of a roan,
By thinking on wemanklnd.
' Ob ! a woman hat kilting eve a," be cried,
"And a aofl bewitching amile,
TVUh a thousand, thousand charms beside,
Our kmc! to beguile.
Wsrk ee7 glance that confirm her sway
Note, too, each dimpU'i power
Look on ber tip ho the young love play,
Like beea on the honied lover!
. . nWi Ma of Sweetst ami wa
This truth for a conatant nils
. Cnchantkig woman can always make
The wise at man a fool"
taoa na wasaissrea lirciucu.
Crawford fa) UMng up, quoth Jack t
True, Dill rcpCe," hit batk
tmmn na vairaa ersTta tumi.
Whipping the Devil artund a Stump
. In the county of Northampton, state
of Pennsylvania, there ia a little retai.
Icr of proff (spirituous liquors) who
hat been fined by the proper authority,
ior sewing ny tne gwf or nail pint,
Now ! In order to evade the law.
he Applies to the tin-merchant who
happened to be there, for advice to
help bim out of the acrape.
The Tin-Merchant, for the price of
a week board, aoon taught our re-
tailer what to do indeed, what is it
that t tin-trader can t do f
They put their heada together, and
made a ttn tube e xac tly one y ard in
length, and of the thiikness to hold
one pint of rum. This they marked
off 12 yard, 3-4 yard, and half 1-4
Just as pedlars of tape and calico h.ivr
their yard sticks marked off". Nou,
when a traveller steps in to "wet hit
n-Witle" he civilly says, Muter Land
lard, I'd thank ye for about 1-2 a yard,
or t4 jut according to the length ot
the " Red Lane" length of throat.
No sooner said, than done, the land
;: Iofdr with solemn Me p, moves- on, and
reaches down, from behind his bottles,
the tin yard tube and measures out 1-2
a yard, or 1-4, as the case may he,
of the wet ttuffoi the 0 1 be joufui;
The travttler sends It down the red
lanet vulgarly called drinks it, pays
down the casht and travels awar.
Friend Printer, if this is not "whip
ping the Devil around a stump, I
don t know what is.
N. B." The New-England folks
have a saying, that three Philadelphia
Lawyers are a match for the very Devil
himself, and. that they are able to un
ravel any knotty point, let it be ever so
hard. ,Now, I would just civilly ask
; toch three Lawyers,' whether this man,
..who. sells rpm by the yard, instead of
by. the cill. or half pint as the law says,
-can leaned or not fined LA 1000 dol.
-jar Jee.wiiiDe. given.
In conclusion, we will inform, that
the business has become so profitable,
that the. tiivmercbant and the tavern
. keeper have entered into a co-partner-
ship. Indeed! their custom increa
ses so fast, that the firm begin already
to hold up their heads, ard talk big
talk very strongly of taking out a pat
rnf so that I would advise our wie
ones in Congress, to keep a good look
Out when these sellers of rum, by the
tatt,come.tQ the City of Washington,
lor their patent, rJ6n, Pa: Feb. 25.
" ""Ameeting of thtfMembers of the Legis
lature of Virginia, favourable totheelec
tlon ofMr:rayJ8ldent of the UM
ted States, Was held at Richmond on the
8th inst. The numberDresent jant sta
ted, n Electoral "Ticket was agreed
upon, and two gentlemen appointed to
frame a suitable address to the people of
Virginia, ' which" is published in the
Richmond Phenixyol the llthinst.
No coBdition in lite is without its
eviU no station In sotiety free from
perplexities. The rich are hmaned
with the cares of accumulation and
preservation the poor arc d'uturbed
by actual waot or prospective misery.
Those la authority dread the loss of
power and those ia subjection Ian.
guish with envy. All this, the moral
ist will inform us, arises from the ta
per fection of human nature. May be
it ii so. But of all situations among
civilized mortals, not even excepting
the schoolmaster, or the parish priest
no one deserves so Utile envy as that of
a newspaper editor. He. poor drudge,
is aupjjused to pvtsesa neither t wilt-r-
nis own nor tne smallest portion oi sen
sibility. His readers, with two or
three hundred, or perhaps as many
thousand different tastes, eipect a enny
scant and uniform application to eaclf
of those tastes, of as many multlfart
a a a 'a ti
ous and nign-apicea reiisnes. tvr
rsr) ing appetite must be duly excited
and satisfied. Sentimental mises
long for poetry dandies crave the la
test fashions p'liticasters fatten on
battles and revolutions wliwprms
want anecdotes censors snap at ed
itorial paragraphs gossips devour
scandal merchants derive sustenance
from ship-news, and hypochondriacs
from deaths 'Id maids and bachelors
smack their parchment abia over the
marriages weatherwisea okout for
squalls, and plnchfists and pickpockets
lor the s'ate o! the ifoch and so on,
cum muHiM auuaa inpntium.
1-1 - M I M n a .
jw jinaconaa, i ne Baltimore
Morning Chronicle . states, that Dr.
Ayres has Iatelv brougSt home from
our African colony, a serpent of the
Anaconda species, which frequently
grow to so extraordinary size as to
swallow tygers, lions and oxen, whole,
slier atrangling them, rhe Doctor is
said to have seen one of these mon
sters, the dead body of which was
found among the rocks of Meisurado,
that -measured 56 feet long. "Sheep
and goats belonging to the colony, had
been frequently missed, which is attri
buted to the presence of this unwel
Trade with the African Colony. We
have been frequently asked what are
he articles of trade brought from the
Colony at.Measurado, and have ascer
tained that they consist principally of
Klrphants Teeth, said to be of suDe-
nor quality of rice, and also of hides
- . . ' a
f various animals, generally verv
small, particularly those of the Ox.
There can be little-doubt- but thatr4n
the COUraa of few ?r- a Vrrv e
tensive ana proniaoie iraue win uc
ried on between this country and that
part of Africa settled by emigrants
from the United States.
Bah. Morn. Chronicle.
The- AwavKUiswTbe- distinguished
zeal of the Unitai Fratrum in propaga
ting the Gospel amongst the Heathen
Nations, and especially to the wretch
ed natives of our own 'forests, has
beep lmg known and duly estimated by
the Christian World. We have lately
teamed, that the Females of this bene
volent Society at Salem, in this State,
about two years ago, formed them
selves into a Society, for extending the
blessings of the Gospel to the colour
ed population in that part of the coun
try. For this purpose, a Meeting
House was built, in which Religious
Service is performed once a fortnight
by the Rev.. Abraham Steine-, a
venerable Minister of. the -Moravian
Church. The fruits of these exertions,
are, at present, we understand, a'regu-
80 members, among whom are 3 com
municants and lObaptized adults. So
that the pious work of these benevolent
females will, in time, no doubt be re-
From the New-York Patriot.
In the debate which recently took
place in the Pennsylvania Legislature,
on -the bill for taxing bachtlort, the
epithet of ' wretched beingin was p.
plied by some of the married gentle
men j when a sturdy old bachelor said
he scorned the epithet, and "would
rather faaytf a pair of featherihreeehea
lorced upon him, and be set to hatch
jng eggs, than to be married as some
men .were married.'' Mr. Wise
thought bachelors pretty well taxed al
ready j he read a section of the tax
law, showing that cows, hogs, horses,
single freemen without occupation,
geese, and geldings, were enumerated
rtin caucus ;cSm1
M Ti r..!L.ln lufita kill Kf.-t Ik-
markujle fcl, that st th late Cnwford
Caucu , there were only 8 members of
the hoUs of representatives present from
Ohio, , ,
IIIinN, ' '
IS fitatt trilhtnl
8. Carolina. None
20 &o had tight
New.yor, l '
Virginia, , 1
N. CVoIini, Nona
24 flutes. Total preaent, 66
Injfavor of the Caucus,
Ddiit Bail and TatnalL (Protiea)
Mijority againtt the Caucus, or who
er ibient from Uta Caueua, 127
" Bt vMi statement which you may de
pend oi a accurate In all its parts, it is
mnife4 that there weie ffiten ttatet
which nd not a jungle member of the House
of Keretenta'ives present. There were
twenty ttaln which, taken together, had
onhcitfit Representatives present. There
were jhree ttatet, vis. Virginia, North
Carolila and New-York, who had a ma
jority of the whole Caucus. And I will
add, thira were at least eighteen oi the
members of the Caucus, who voted for
Mr. Crat ford in oppoaition to the known
withes o( the states they represent. I
will mention as sn ctample, the members
from Maine, Xev-Jertey, Ohio, Illinoii,
South Cbro&na and fenjuylvuniiu '
" The vote Riven to Gen. Jackson in
the Calcus,is claimed by Mr. Markley,
of Pcnosylvanis ; the two votes Riven for
Mr. Adams by two of the members Irora
New-York, Messrs. Ttson and Frost ; and
the rote for Mr. Macon, by Arthur Smith,
of Virginia. All the rest of the mem
bers present, must therefore have voted
for Mr. Crawford. It will b for the peo
ple to say what weight ia due to such a
-1 - ' - - - .1! 1- . -'. la
meeunjr, as mis one ming ia cruuu, u
: It has been ascertained by the Post
master General, that there are 599
na w aptt p rs- published. in the. Unit cd
-.Penniilvsnia.. J 10
Delaware f- 4
N. Carolina 12
. S. Carolina 12
This number is ascertained, with the
town or village in which each paper is
published. There are probably a few
scattering papers not yet reported to
Young Mfioleon ia not permitted to ac
company his imperial mother to her pal
act at Parma ;' his residence is fixed at
Schoenbrunn, near Vienna, where, pre
viously to his entering that capital, Buo
naparte first saw the portrait of Maria
Law of Aorin Carolina.
An Act au'triorizing 'certain TiniTtationi of Slaves
r.-T fcyaec! of wrhingv iww
Be it enacted by the General Assem
bly of the State of horlh-Carolina, and
it is hereby enacted by the authority of
deed or writing, of a slave or slaves,
hereafter made, which limitation if
contained in a last will or testament
be good and effectual as an executory
devise or bequest, shall be, and is here
by declared to be a good and effectual
limitation in remainder of such slave
ot-Jsves ; - -;
II. And be it further enacted by the
ituihority tifoYefaidf Xhal any limita
tionnTade or eserved to ; the grantor;"
vendor or donor, in any such deed or
writing of a slave or slaves, shall be
good and effectual in law : Provided,
such limitation., had it been made to
another person, would be rood and
effectual, according to the first section
of this act. V
III. Be it further enacted, That all
vaiaaar. . amrr.
2 Nona f
do. do, 1 J
'do, do. , f
None do. ""J
I do. 15
i I do. . 4
l do. ... 2
wnef do. ' ' 14
doi do. I
- do. do. i .
. . .
2 ' 2J
la , w
such deeds cr wntingt'ihaU be Vrttness
ed, proved and registered, as other
written conveyances of slaves are or
miy be byjaw required to be witness
ed, proved and registered,
Aa Act to authorUe the pirment of money to
Clerks of Courts of Record, in certain caacs.
Be it enacted bu the General Anem
bla of the State of North-Caroliiia. and
J -r- -j - - - - r ,
t it hereby enacted hi the authority of
m. a m it. a a I
tne tamet i nat it snail ana may oe
lawful for the Defendant or Defend,
ants against w y nnal juUgmeo.
or decree for the payment of money
shall or may be rendered or. made, Jy
eov Court of record la thia State, to
pay the whole or anjr part of the Judg
ment or decree to tne ciers oi me
a - - - - - . ii ri .1
Court in" which Hid judgment or
decree Shall or may be rendered or
made, at any time after the rendering
of such" judgment; r the making of
such decree, although no execution
shall or roar have issued to enforce the
payment of such judgment or decree i
and such payment of money shall be as
good and available to the party making
the tame, as if made to the Sheriff or
other legal officer, under and by virtue
of an execution issued on such judg
ment or decree.
1 1. And be it further enacted, That
the Clerks of Courts of record to whom
any money shall or may bo paid to sa
tisfy in whole or in part, any final judg
ment or decree, shall pay the same to
the party or parties entitled;, to receive
the same, under the same rules and
penalties as if the same had been paid
into his office, under and by virtue of
an execution issued on such final judg
ment or decree.
An Act concerning the public land in the coun
ty of Haywood.
Be it enacted, Ifc. That the erecting
a building or buildings on the public
lands in the county of Haywood, re
served by the .commissioners, under
an act of Assembly passed in the year
1819, Chapter 997, and the cutting or
removing ti-nber from, or cultivating
the said land,-shall -be, and ther-are
hereby made indictable offences, in the
Inferior and Superior Courts ol said
county, and punishable by fine at the
discretion of the Court before which
the conviction takes place.
II. Be it further enacted, .That
whenever any person or persons shall
be in possession of any part of said
land, it shall be the duty of the Sher
iff of Haywood county, and he is here
by requested, to give notice in writing
to such person or persons, command
ing them to depart therefrom forth.
Wltn I ani II SUCn peraonor pcrsuns in
possession, upon oeing so notinee,
shall not, witnin two wecta aner me
v tt r r- : - -T-:- -r- -
time of notice, remove there from, 'the
Sheriff is hereby empowered and re
quired to remove him, her or them,
immediately j and, if it shall be neces
sary, to summon his posse comitatus
to aid and assist him in so doing.
Iff ArtIk It f.irlltvtnrtrfj TVi
a .h h wYtK, j s - tmA - JLf
naywooa county, io give tnis act in
charge to the. Grand Jury, at each and
every term f the Court of Pleas and
Quarter Sessions held for said county.
An Act to appoint Commissioners to view and
lay out a Road from Salisbury to Beattic's
Ford, on the Catawba.
Be it enacted bu the General Assem
bly of the State of North-Carolina, and
it is hereby enacted by the authority tf
the tame. 1 hat Alexander lorrencc
and Hugh Brawly, be, and they
are hereby appointed Commissioners
to view and lay off a public road from
Salisbury to Beattie s Ford, on the
Catawba river, on the best ground the
intervening country will nfford j and
the Said Commissioners shall 'certify
two fair plaisof the road so laid. Off
and .marked by them, and le.onje an
each of the Courts of Pleas and Quar
ter Sessions of Rowan and Iredell
counties, and when thus certified and
filed. the said -Courts-shall -appoint
overseers on said road in their respec-
live counties, ana it snau oe opened
and kept up as other public roads,
II. And be tt further enacted, Thai
the said Cotntnissioner's- shall each re
ceive two dollire per. day during, the;
time they are employed in laying out
said roadr which shall be paid the.m. by
the County Trustee of their respective
. An Act for the relief of Female Debtors.
Bt ' it enacteftMf the General Assem
bly of the State of North-Carolina, and
it it hereby enacted by the authority of
the tame, 1 hat f rom and alter the pas
sing of this act, no female whatever
shall be imprisoned for debt ; any law
to the contrary notwithstanding.
Mofanion fomalo Academy.
T J1II11 Institution will eontinua the eurrsnt
a. yer under the msnamrnt f the
Chiurwrey rVl.ly, Mrs, F.iUI.and I!m Parknian!
Uia same as the list yrsr.
Tlia disriplin and course of atudles are tl
am as ttnsa al(ijtd In ttia most approtoi
aeminarlrs f New iln(rtand and Nsw.Yorlc, ,
llrst quarter of the present year haa si.
ready commenced, but admission can ba otjtain.
ad at any time, and the bills will ba made ot
front the tima of admission.
As the object of tha Inatitatlon (a the InteTlee.
I us I, and talifrtoua Improvament of tha ycmn
Ladies, tha Instructors feel themselves biryt i
fierce an attenlaruardin,.;r m-r
amusementa, and to direct their attention to sucb
thinjrs as are calculated to refine tha manoare,
enUrjf tha mind and Improve the Jif srt,
Good bosnlinjr can ba obtained, either at Uia
AcaJcmr. with tha Instructors, or In the (mm.
,tl-- tleinlty, at llu rate tit flftif AtAUr fV
Terms, gd 2J per quarter i or 3, when la.
at met ion in PainUnf ia not required i payabla at
tha end of each qnsrtef. -
House of Entertainment
m m f PUB aubacriber Informs bis friemla
L and the public In renerat, that he
11 I Thas opened a fftnut f Jhntertadnmmt In
tha I own of Concord, a fw rmla southeast of
tha court-house where, with unremitted attf o.
lion, and a desire to please, ba hopes to merit a
ahart of public patronaga. Boarding1 canba
bad on reasonable Urma, by the week or year.
JAMES H. CLARK. ,
V. B. ITa baa also received, a larp and cle
rant assortment of new GOODS.
Ctnemrd, Martk i, 1824. ' 96
State of Nortli-Corolina,
MBCKLERBCaO COOMTT." '
COUBT of fjulty Samuel Roach, t. Hugh
McDowell, James Moore, Andrew Heron,
and others. In this caae.it U ordered taatput.6.
cation be made for sis weeks laiha Western Vmr.
olinianthat unless Jamea Moore and Andrew I Icr.
on, two of tha defrndanta in thia ease, appear at
the next Court of Law and Equity to ba held for
the county of Mecklenburg on the fch Monday
after the 4th Monday in March nest, and ansa ee
or the bill will be taken procottfeasu, and beard
ei parte, as to them. it'l
Prica adv. fc2. n. W. DEWLAP. e,.i.
State of North-Carolina,
COURT of Pleu and quarter Sessions, Jan.
uary Term, 1824 1 Dsvkl Dradshaw M.John
8. MCurdy i original attachment, levied on lands,
h appearing to tha court that tha defendant in
this ease is not an inhabitant of thia State, K ia
therefore ordered, that publication ba mads
threa months in the Western Carolinian, giving
notice to said defendant to appear at the next
Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions to be held
for said county, at the eourt-houac in Concord,
on the third Monday of April neit, to replevy,
plead, or demur, otherwise Judgment final wilt
be entered up agaiast bim, and eiecntioo awaN
ded accordinglr. Teat i M. HUNT, c. C c.
Price adn. 4. 104
State of North-Carolina,
BCWCOMSB couaTt. "1
COUXTT Court, January term, 1874 1 JoaV
Alexander and Robert. Era in, ticeutors Jt
William Beattie, to.lbe uae of Joh n M.'Tbonias-.
t. William Brittain and Margaret Reatue, exec
wtorwd executrix of. Walter. BeattielL ap,
pearing to the aatisfaction of tha court, that the
personal estate of the testator in the hands of
hit executor and executrix, la insufficient to sat
isfy the iudrment in thia case: ordered, tint
tpobticatitm bVmade hi (ha Waataaw Carolinisn-
tnree weeks, gmng notice to W illiam Hall and
Matilda bis wife, David K. Beattie, Walter L.
Ilea'tie, and Jane Beartie, heirs at Uw vf the
said Walter Beattie, dee'd. i (a-ho are kit inliab
Hants of this Stste) to appear at a county court
to be held for Buncombe county, at the court
house in Asheville, on the seeond Monday alter
the 4th Monday in March next, then and there
to shew cause, if any they may have, why exe-
- cyxn ,,,ouM n,,t IMne ,?,mrt ,h real estate of
juugmeni in tins case
Test, JOHN MILLER, c. a. e.
Price adv. gl 75. 110
State of North-Carolina,
SUPERIOR Court of Uw. fall term. 1821.
Joab Alexander and Robert Erwin, execu.
ton of William Beattie, v$. William Brittain and
Margaret Beattie, executor and executrix of
Walter Beattie, dee'd. It appearing to the sat
isfaction of the court, that there ia not personal
estate to satisfy the judgment .obtained in this
case, and that William HaJI and Matilda his wife,
David K. Beattie, Walter L.' Beattie, and Jams
Beattie, heirs at law of the said Walter Beattie,'
reside without the limits of this State i it ia
ordered, that publication be made three weeks
in the Western Carolinian, riving notice to
the said heirs to appear at a Superior Court
of Law to be held for Buncombe county, at the
cnurt-hu0.se, on the second Monday after the
4th Monday in March next, then and there to
shew pause, if"aiiy they may' hare, why exectti "
tion should not issue sgaiiist the real estate of
the-saM" Walter Betti
Test, BOBERT nEVTlV, CU
Price adv. gl 75. it'O -
J Statrmf-N orth-Carolimif
SUPERIOR Court, in Equity. Wi
Finley, vs. Charles P. Gordon, Za
Gordon, James, It. Gordon, GCorire W. Gordon,
Thomaa T. Nappicr and Rebecca hie wife, John
Brown and Marv his wife, and Sarah Gordon i
Orig4nl kill, ami bill at injimatioiw-.lt appear,
ing to the satisfaction of the court, that the de
fendants are the inhabitants of another state,
ordered, therefore; -that pnblication bemade in
the U estern Carolinian for six weeks, requiring
Monday in September next, and plead, answer
or demur to said hill, or jftdgmentpw confess
will.be taken, and the same set for hearing ex.
parte. - 0. BRRETT c. n. t.
Price adv. S2. it'03
M.I .. t. I
Writing Paper, ' : '
TJTOR aale at this office, by the ream? foolscap
X at three aoIUra, and pot at two dollars and
fifty cents, per ream.
tnc said dcrcmlams to appear at the, next t
of Piu!tv."Toe'n1d for h ewnnfy of Wi
at the court-house in WilkosVoro'I'on the se