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The following particulars nre ga
thered from a letter published in the
N. Y. Commercial Advertiser, written
by an American i London, who hat
travelled in l'rance, r1Uerland,
.FcatlCC i advancing in the career ol
nation proiperuy, uuuu .
the icsuu. and ultra".
I'"',' ' " . ? .
imSrovemrtrf toad., protections
that bear, his name. ,s ' V. VflrTer .ill convey to ihe Sandwich-til
Inland in .omVo the comfort, of !
life, in agriculture, in tne cwwuc ,
rinn and annlicttion of machinery,
but is dily improving. A great num. ;
her of Kngiish families Tcside, in t
Prance. t avoid the hravy uazes ans
and tne king receives 50 millions of;
rruxiLU ii iMi.a &
n . .
dollars a year from 12 millions oi pro-
r,. rd siiDoort. an army of 3CX),00a
men .The taxes are heavy. The
t..A r .te of Raden. who rules over
V, - . .
ttbut a million ! souls, taies iuctt:
heuiaViJport a stlnvg army f
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fttKr," ihe finances v ,
The finances U it cotitirtemai
- Mi'ni! coii "i; K')cimnciu 411J
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ar- generally pivr.
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OTT-fKUl " f
hM' : V instticracy rule all t.-.e princt-
" hi' Oantans 1 th: pt-ojie n.ive lit'.ic or
tl" voice. Bwr.zrruftu uji ov,yjAj
iOklirr. in mc .vi. m . ....ti
ernment. , tne ooje V
for tSe) sons of the aristocratic lamil-
ics. -.v ho being p'-r, and disdaining to
Work, hire themirlves out as officer.
in tV-e Swiss regiment. The men
lesve Sil2erland contented citizens,
and return demoralized soldiers. As
a n ior. S viuerLod is weaki hut the
taxc are not heavy, and the people are
I... .nr.- in'A rnntehtetl. ' The
Roat-herds and peasants .jrf. twiplc .in
7k.:- -rt).-.wioTi. in - .ihwr
uu"'i r"" . .
II1V.II HI.'"'.'") . ..v...-
habitE,' with limited knowledge and
few : wants.
Raman Catholic Convrntion it fayettevilte
Bishop England, of Charleston, has
iMrr-w.t-i- f.nurntlim of the
increasing rxpeiw 6 j.u..... ,.. ...v
land There is a strong national ferl- report any miinetnenor on the psrt ol
;.t the noclUhaad the Am- American ship niters and aeamen.--XVI-""rt
Thepre;iden,sendo,he king an chief,
eritaotare irea cu . r of ,h(J worid, irifc
in I'raoee ihaa the EngHsn. j . f
' Pruttia is a military government, . nd oiherariu.es
RomMXTthoircs-ferNorth .SVv -T
- tvill ivr nrld in this town tn J?u.lay Tsei ' r
-th- 15th day of March ncit. Lay j Ajabamu
Dri-gau. from the C ngrfti'ns Df ; jjwssjppi
Pi e 'eville, Newbern, Washington, Louisbn
Viimington, B-ilisburv, arA Ciiarlntte, j Indiana
wi,l! he entitled to from the j fiijnois
ihr- first mentioned Ci ncn ffationn, Miouri
each two Delegates; from -he others,
a ' oue. We have i.t heard whu
nwnv r of the Clergy will be present,
bu -nt douA)t the lit. Rcvd. Uishop
hi "rnr v J will "be; ; 7- t
Tf Bishop also gives ntice, thit
on Tacsdy the 17th -f M -rcH, ('.!. g
the Festival of St. Patrick.) ihe dr.
dicati-iu of the Church erccte ! in this
town, will take place. The Catholics
zttt indebted for ttvs Church, and the
Jot oa which it tnds entirely to the
iiberliiv of our townsman John Kelly,
lusq. It is nnw completed, and only
awaits the dedication, to be used for
jhe purpose for which it is designed.
It is a con vehTehtbaiWiTttfi fmihe4i
such ,a sivle. 'of matness and taste as
tg do cred'rt to all engaged about it.
More Disgraceful Proceedings.
tM? r,f Mioe, Grn. J ck.n has been
rourderetFTrT tfSgy - rAtr-image -wts
, drissed Atp to represent an ' Hicer,
" - 'and called Oen-Jackaon. ;xWt n
, men-, in the jireseftce of the principal
.....lauyk town, wtr'c
drawn up with loaded musKcis, una
' the imagr plated' IVlfot ' dimncfr-crf
:foiaxrijdsJrxn?.;thero.;:' At the word" of
- command all firrd, but ; not ; a single ball
took tflfect. Enraged at their diaap
pointmtnt, one man sprung forward
tvith a handspike, knocked down the
General, and drove the .handspike
Vmmck&siicin This was all done
.xn uelence or religion ana wwai r
The sixteen shots ml.sing their ob-
fee t, puts in mirid of what a celebrated
Iridian (Jhief remarked of Gen. Wash
ington who said he bad' the same
number of .hois at -Washington, but
cpuld pot hi: -.im j and he had come
'Q (ho conclosioa thatheaald foot be
kiilcJ wiiU a bullet. Ihe tivagfe,
however. w outdone by we arovc
sixteen gvnlkmcn, who finding their
bullets ti hive no effect, valorously
beat davn the imsge'with 'a war
club, Connecticut piper.
"IJlerla Coffee It ji" luted, that
about air. nousaiu p'jyuu v .v:'
rnoenl (0 lha king ,nj chief.,
, . t i the hation. in
wh,ch (e miMionMie and their work
re commeiuld and the king and chiefs
iTt encouraged enact ,nu n'r
U'riiter't f)ictionttrv. The New-York
r jotJfli, 0f c.Mnmcree saf s 'he eHmon f
: . rk mtl ;00o Copie (or thi
r,)UT,try, ,n(j 500 copies . imended fr
, i;ur0oe.. The ptronaife h
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p4rcntnftioe 01 wie mimm. .- '
llthe 35QQ copi .re uUru.?, .oJ . joje
".n,t n,.rt;.J are?TcV1eirt0rebrpu4:ntfi.-.
! mnnnl In flOrt (lilllaTl.
; m"k fc-'
the Hon. Steun. Brtnch, Carwn, and Conner,
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wna Tirru mimic wowmci., tiwuum
. K.KI.In. lk.
, fcc. Amotif
stement of the nett
rillllllll 171 IHtSS.mLTC 11,14111111 V iim-uiiivv
in lhe r,i;,ed S.te during the last year, the
, f,, . Me.pituUilon ,
; Nef Hampshire
I4 97K 2
.137,72 a 89
. 4 922
. 73.406 74
23 229 77
.21 945 33
58 89: 6
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Dikirict of Columbia
i Arkansas Territory
TTie following it the n;tt amount of pottage
accruing at the principal pc?t ofliSes lit this state"
during that period :
E-jMttor. g906 46
Faetievil!c 2, '47 81
Ncwhern 1,60ft .34
IMeigh 2185 34
W.ihington 892 82
W-lmhjfton 2,995 03
Salisbury 5G3 38
.Ww Pott Ojices.'Tbe following Pom
Offices were established in this Sts'.c du
ring last month :
Curritck i do '.
.U-..-. Bertie do
Guilford . do
FrostS Iron Works,
And t l,e Pott Office at Shiloah, Camden
coitmyt discontint-i -,
paper rrie m two yoiriuf tyniisHiueiH
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of noletiirntlles, ib? somemrans o other,
lately got into a Turkish harem among
the women, whisra ihey" wr Iscoverfd,.
and-foTCed to swallow poison, or submit
toa certain operation. One .wallowed
the deadly content, of a cup, and dropped
down dead ; the other underwent the op
eration, and in uddition,tht Turks slit his
no?, ant cut offhis eart SVhen-tbe-aci
counts left Turkej his' death was hourly
expected. ' 7 . ,
-Tranyfoama tAirverVy.'-iThis Univer
sity is said toe in a very prosperous
state under President Woods. It hss 70
.cholsrs in the College and 40ia ttic pre
paratory School) in all 110.
that since the forty pagci billet deaui
from Mr Adams ha. been received
respecting the treasonable federal plot
which hi informed against to Mr. Jef
ferson another letter has been addres
sed to Mr. Adams, demanding of him
to give op the names of the persons
whom he accused. The public curi
osity is on the tiptoe respecting thia in.
terestingasjair. The repubficansh'av
iog, no ptrt nor Jot in this matter
this famtu quarrel will "stand by and
Vec fair play between the-high 'com
batting, pu tic V vottonstamvMr-
us the loiiowiog esumaio oi me
which pnted the Turnpik. Oste last
vear, 1928 s
Ihrses far rnarket, 3412 2507)30
M'dles, 3228 22S.370
Hogs, 9753 '584 730
Sneep, 2141 4.283
Stall-fed beef cattle, 1825 43,750
Prcbable value. I 175,302
The Horner, N.' T Observer states
that a journeyman shoemaker io that vil
Iie made nine pairs of first rat. woroeoS
a'f skin shoes 19 11 hours aodio minutes.
niaspfitm'j.k man was ientenced
tn pay S2G -d coats, io a prosecution
' . . . .r l .
l:,r buspnvmy, in t ennsyivania.
Co Jipikr, ol the 1 1 to mil. says s " " e
are sorry to understand, that another
young student-of the University . (Mr.
if tinier J ftas died ; .nd -ihat one-, or. !o
at at . ' if f -
others are taken sick s that in conse
o ience of these- evenls, most of the stu
deots have left the University for a few
djyf,' and the lectures are suspended.
Due notice it is said, will be given, as
koon ss the helth of the University Is
restored. It i beliesed, that it will be
opened again on the fVs' of March.
Deatht in the U. S. Jrmy Of the
deaths in the U- S. At my the last year
one fifth were caused by the use ofarden
spirits, and yet Congress refuses to take
ny measures, on tne suggestion of Mr.
Spragie of Maine, to preven strong drink
bein given to the soldiers except as me
Hattfk. the Sicretaty of this society
rrrentl nretented its claims to numbc
nf ir.rliitii.1a. in Albany and Utka, N. Y
In the former place a subscription of Si,
300 wa made; in tha latter, of 8500
About 82000 was gifeo as a ooation to
id the SK lety in furnishing I racts fo
the ceat. Valley ol the Nissmippi.
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Tli. frtur hp1rmfr?TW to rMJver ShoVt
.nVfUM, which is .of: native stock,
h .t obtained the first premium at Con-
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cord the list seas-m, and the season
bef.re the first at Bnghoo, has pro-
duced since May last, three ' hundred
and twenty three pounds of butter.
A neo Article for the Ladict. Messrs
Jsrvis St Co., 182 Broadway, have for
Site, a new thing (or the heads of the L
dies, invented by a MV. Marston " It is a
pretty little roller, with an elastic pring,
whereby rurls msy be put up with neat
ness and expedition. We have taken the
opinion of some ladies of taste, who pro
nounce the article a good thing, and a
desideratum for the toilette. Not wear
ing curls ourselves, we cannot speak from
our own experience.
JV. Y. Courier.
Indiana. The increase of popula
tion in the state of Indiana; daring the
last ear, is estimated none hundred
thoumnd persons. -
JllUbartmsh . Ohio On the first Sab
bath in November, thirty-eight persons
were admitted to the Presbyterian Church
Sn Hillsborough, on the profession of their
faith in' Chtist and about forty more
were asklitg whatlhcf masrtJcrto inherit
Purification from tin by Squeezing.
Mtr)nttwle vtP&gf ims-ftonwajjy, ,ryl3jt
iiiaiieoar r oint woar, ugiuuaj, jwiw
sofr'tmrpose' l VAfimz,Sh$Mte)M:
through. a nanow cleft in the rock, appar
ently not wide enough to receive the bo
dy of a child, a. a sure way of squeezing
out their sins. Graham t Journal.
t Country Dancc.l aw on the
evening of the 1st Jn. 1829, in my
heigliDouTnoocf, in Tyler County, Va
the father, the grand father, and the
great grand father ; the daughter, the
mother and the grand mother j the mo
ther, and daughter, and grand mother ;
the son, the grand son, and the great
grand -son, all in a dance on the same
floor at the same time.
FEBRUARY 'l, Hn.
roa tie witTiaa ctauLiaua. -Mr,
Editor 1 I with you would publish
the Bsnk Bill which was rejected in the
Commons, at the recent session of the
Legislature, by the casting vote of the
Speaker, and lost in tlto Senate by one
vote. 1 am the more desirous you should
do so, s l am certsin miny mistaken no
Hons prevail as to ihe real provisions or
.aid bill, which is at ibis time the uijct
pfynxich talkrMany vrsoniata-tak.en
up the- ides, that Ihe bill went to dissolve
ail neoii enner-owmgMo-orirom-w.
BanksMnd certain pcrionsare very busy
At an early day In the session, a com
miitee wit rsised, on motion of Mr. Pot
. . . a
tcr. of Granville, to investigate the con
duct of the Banks tbis committee was
clothed with power to send foi persons
and papers. After several weeks of labo
rious investigation, the committee got
through with their business, nd set about
makm? out a renort. Hut it was soon
found that two parties existed among the
members of the committee ; thone who
wished to present the bunks in the worst
possible light, and (hose who wished to
DaHiate their condact. course thev
could not airree on a single report j conse
nttyaaehr-jjafty shade lu bwn..reporL;
colors i the other palliating evry olTence
and act of tkose insti utions. Some dayt
after tne reports were made, Mr". Potter
bfougH in long biU, which he. proposed
to substitute lor the ret lu'iort attached to
tha reDort he had made. This bill,
among other things,-proposed to confit
cate all tha effects of h-b'tks, and out
of them to create anew bank ; it proposed
giving the commitsicners of confiscation
power to imprison any person connected
with the bank, who might refuse to suf
render up any effect in their hinds ; and
it mde no provision against the forfeiture
of all debts to and from the banks on the
ahrotrmion of ;t.e rhirtcr. it wes on thit
bill that Mr. On'on made his two long
speeches j as did several otheia, who
tooke on thl side of the subject. After
the debate hd mdo considerable pro
gress. -Mf; . Alexinder... offered at amend
ment to Mr. t otter's bill, which wss in
wbstantejas Ui a.at werasimilar.to.the
bill Enairv voted oiii and loit as above
stated. On this amendment, parTof the
ditcuttion took plcc ; hut the friends of
t he banVs, uhi'iog with the friends of Mr"
"01(64 hroiect, sucreeded in rejecting it
Whereupon, Messrs. Fisher, Alexander,
Uynum, and several others, rose and said
(hey would voto for (he original bill on
ifosy-T ailing ; . bunjgsi: j men ded.
they Should go against jt finally-r .llke l.iU
was lhn carried bv 'twelve votes. MrJ
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rotter and thoe who were-ior aowmte
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cotmtcauon,now saw tnainoinuicouia dc
done against the Bjnks unless they agreed
to milder measures accordingly, in a spir -
it of conciliation, they igrecd to unite with
those who were disposed to bring the
hank, to an account, but were
mined to use moderate means in clTectinR
eous views ! wish to correct. I have Uch time a. the court may prescribe
t.ken much pains to le.rn the correct lfie ame being 'conformable to ihe
history of this bin' dnension, .nd.at.te pr;nciplc and usage ofthclw, and
the following as the result of my in- L.' ...k iu u:..
their object. After consultation, the billj"" "a" u.
which I request you to publish, was drawn,
apd offered as a substitute for M r. Potter's.
This fast was the bill which passed its se
cond reading, but which on its third rea
ding, was rejected by the casting vote of
In looking at the provisions of this bill,
it will be found very different from what
many imagine. It expressly provides
against the abrogation of the debts, either
owing to or from the banks ; and vests all
the effects of the banks, on the forfeiture
of charter, in the state, to be disposed of
for the benefit of those concerned. J he
Bank, that its copcejrns should le wound
up slowly, having due regard to the rights
of the stockholders and creditors, and the
safety of the debtors. But the bill will
speak for itsell ; and I would respertfalry
call the attention of the public to it, in
order that they may have a eorreet View
of the; subject. justice.
lCJThe following is a copy of the bill which
Justice", requests us to publish t
A BILL'-direetlttg-a prosecution- -.gainst'- the
State Dank, and regulating the proceedings
t6M)anpnwrye;; the ckur..
Wherea. it appears to the Legisla
ture that the several Banks of this
State have violated their charters, and
that the State Bank has been guilty of
frequent and manifest sibusc. of the
fundamental articles of its charter, in
somuch that it is deemed the imper
judicial investigation to be commenced
8gainit: Therefore, i
Be it resolved by the General As
scmbhj of the State of NorlhCaro-
Una, That the Attorney General be,
and he if hereby directed forthwith -to,
institute a udiqTal enquiry irto ttf
copdact of tie Kfott'Cant'i and
that he prosecute . jch enrjuiry by 'm
hrmation in the nature of a writ of
fjuo warranto or other legal process
and to prevent unnecessary delay or
obstruction to such investigation,
Be it enacted by the General Jlstcm
bly of the State of North-Cirolina,
ani it is hereby enacted by the au
thority of the same. That the Bupremi"
Court ol Jtonh Carolina dor. aod ahalL.
posset jurisdiction of all cases of
abuse of truaUand vicdati jos, of char
ter lry corporation, or the individual
ised to proceed . againaOStTji JovOiy!!
quo warranto, or such writ or process "
summon jarie. fr m any of the coun
ties within the Suie, and require the
attendance of witnesses, and the attend
dance arid . service, of officers of the
law, under rule, analogous io those
which apply to other .aits and pro
ceedings in law and equity j and witir
a view t? the speedy decisioa of the
particular investigation herein direc
ted, the Judges of the Supreme Court
aforesaid are hereby authorised and
directed, to "hold an extra session bf
said court, to commence on the fi.t
M ndayof Pcbruary next, and con
tinue in session from dajMgjdajruntil
Bc it further lwaclctfhup6irf
judgment or decree ol forfeiture oi
the franchise, of any corporation being
had, or that- the same-is dissolved, it
is hereby declared that such dissolu
tion shall cot work an extinguishment
either of the debts due to or from such
corpofatlbn'trtiratl The property, Teat
a'id personal, of cuch corporation, and
all the debts due to the same, shall and
are hereby declared to be vested in
the fita'e, to be disposed of for the
benefit of the parties concerned in the
m.inner hereinafter provided j and
commissioners, who .hall forthwith
take into their possession all the pro
pxrty and effects of every description
whatever of such corporation, and pro
ceed to wind up the affairs thereof, un
der such regulations a. may be" pre
scribed by the court, always having
due regard to" the rights of the : stock,
holders, the. claims of the creditors,
and the condition of the debtor, j and
in the mean" 'tujne7 To pVevent injury"
which might otherwise accrue to pe
sons holding the notes ol the State
Bank-aforesaid, the Governor is here
by authorised and requested, as soon
hlproclamatinn,? setting forth the cau
e.,' . .
ses-oi tna probtcuuon, .ucgianpg me
..i c.. r i r..j
j solvency oi me ni.ue iann aioresaia,
land pledging the f.ith of the State for
j the redemption of its notes,
Bc flLrtfter cnided, That the
coramiMj"on appointed in pursuance
i . , , . . vn . r ,
court, execute bond or b -jnds, with
good ann sufficient security, payable
to the Gnv'cf nor for the time being
and his successors in office, in such
BUrtTas '"'the "coQ'rt" m iy require, condi
tioned for the faithful discharge of
their duty ; and it shall be in the
power of the court, at any time, to
remove such commissioners, or cither
of them, from office, and appoint others
under like condition, in their stead, or
at any time to require a renewal of
their bonds ; and when a;iid commis-
.ojftfrJh?!';.??; finished th.eir.du-.
ties, they shall m.i Ice" out an T deliver"
to the court, a detailed statement in
writing of their proceedings, ad'l
shall swear to the truth of the same
and for their services in this behttHr
they shall, from time to time, receive
such' compelosation "as the Court my
' BS it further martcd; That if an;
of!tcer"stockhxdder or agent of any
corporation, against which a -decree ot
rxe-har slff fait or refuse tode-
ers appointed for that purpose, all tlw
property, debts and effects of said cor
poration, in his or their hands, the
Court, on the fact being made known
to it shall cause the person, or per
sons, so offending, to be brought be-,
fore it, and punish him or them in
" Z. "kmfit
ttkTTTSTSGcer-as-for a contempi 9
And be it further enacted, W
every assignment, transfer, or oth?r
conveyance, by any corporauon, o
offioer, or agent' thereof,-f ary ,Pro".
perty, debt or evidence of debt bIo"S'
tti'fo "fttcS mjwatryn, m$cfe wn
v w a, a iiiui 'Mavw apiaasta wit BiUlilWI lOVU J