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FAYETTEVILLE.
.^II^UAY bVE.\l.\G, MARCH i,
Gen. Dockery on the Standard.—The
coniraunication on the preceding page, from Gen.
Dockery, will arrest the attention of all readers.
It exposes the motives of tlie Standard's attacks
on him—(a deaire to make political capital for
future campaigns in the West)—and the means
by which the Western people were disappointed
in their desires.
The last Standard re affirms that “Gen. Dock
ery is responsible for the defeat of Mr. Avery’s
bill ” We are inclined to think that the Stan
dard will eventually come to believe this to be
80, for it is said that men sometimes tell stories
80 often as finally to believe them true. It will
take a great deal, however, to make even the
Standard believe its own tale, that in a body of
fifty men, ojie man is responaible for the action
of the whole, and two-thirds of the fifty opposed
to him at that.
This morning we have received an additional
communication from Gen. Dockery, noticing nn
article in the Warrenton Xews; but it is impos
sible to put it In type in time for to-day’s paper.
It shall appear on Thursday.
The Rev'. Dr, Hawks—We learn from the
Raleigh Register that this eminent North Caro
linian has consented to deliver an Address at Ox
ford, on the *24th June next, on the occasion of
the completion of St. John’s College. The fact
gives us an opportunity to copy from a Uost.)n
paper %n account of some Lectures recently de
livered in New York by Dr. Hawks. This ac
count is stated to have been written by a gentle
man who stands in the first rank of American
literati—one well known to fame as an author.
The amount of mental labor which one man
can undergo, and the extent of knowledge which
one mind can compass, are strongly illustrated by
Dr. Hawks. Amidst ministerial labors which
are generally regarded as enough for any one
man, he has seemed to devote all of man’s powers
to historical research; and then again he is dis
tinguished among the most eminent and working
members of several Literary Societies; the author
of books on various subjects; and here we find
that he has been devoting years of study to
American Ethnology—to the races of men who
peopled this continent centuries before the Chris
tian era.
It is pleasant to connect the name and fume
of such a man with North Carolina, and to know,
as we have for years had opportunity to know,
that his thoughts are ever turned to her, his de-
aires ever for her honor and prosperity; and that,
whether he writes and prints at his own cost a
great scheme of internal imorovement for her, or
the plan of a Polytechnic School for her—each
in advance of the age of her Legislators—or whe
ther be devotes years of labor and a large amount
of means not over abundant, to the collection of
materials for her History, that personal emolu
ment has been the least of all t ie considerations
weighing on his mind, and affection for her the
main spring of all his labors. Our readers will
see from this Boston letter iu what estimation he
is held among strangers in New York.
Correction.—B. F. Little, Esq., member of
the House of Commons from Richmond county,
calls our attention to an error in our reported
proceedings of that House, in the Observer ot
the 9th inst., in which a proposed amendment to
the Deep River bill is attributed to him. The
amendment was, “that no farther appropriation
ever be made to said work.” He says that such
an amendment was offered by some member and
afterwards vvithdrawn; but that for him'cif he
offered no amendment, but contented hiiuselt
with voting against the main bill.
We had occasion once before to correct a simi
lar error of our regular Reporter, evidently grow
ing out of a similarity of names.
Battle of Moore’s Creek—The celebration
on Friday last was largely attended by visiters
from Cumberland, Jones, Lenoir, Duplin, Samp
son, Bladen, Columbus, Brunswick and New
Hanover Counties. The number is variously
estimated. The Herald thinks about 2,500;
others estimated it as low as 1,500, and as high
as 4,000. The occasion is spoken of by the
Herald al a very pleasant one, and the address
by Joshua G. Wright, Esq., as “replete with
historical information, beautiful imagery and pa
triotic sentiments.”
We have not room to-day for any large portion
of the extended notice which the Herald com-
From the Report of the Philadelphia and
Reading Rail Road Company, Jan'y 1856, we
find that this great coal road cost 819,004,IHO
19. Its earnings for 1855 amounted to84,32i,-
j 793 86. Its expenses 81.727,878 62. Net
j profit 82,593,915 24. This left, after paying
Congress.—The Senate recon.sidered the vote
on the passage of the bill to enable Minne.'tofa to
become a State, and then reconsidered tho pro
vision in.serted on motion of Mr Biggs, that none
but citizens of the United States shall be allowed
to vote. This had been adopted iu the Senate,
interest on debt, 16 per cent, profit on the stock, after a long debate, by a vote of 27 to 24, hut
This was not all divided, however, be' a large now it was stricken out, by a vote of 3P to *J2
portion applied to a sinking fund for paying off
the debt.
The road was worked for 40^ per cent, of the
j gross receipts It transported, in 1855, 2,213,-
1 292 tons of coal, besides other freight, and pas-
I sengers.
Every free soiler in the Senate, and every North
ern democrat except Mr. Urodhead, votetl to re
consider; and thus to allow foreigners, unnatural
ized, to vote. The opposition to the granting of
this greatest privilege of citisenship to the myriads
of foreigners with which that region swarms,
The rail road is 93^ miles long. The freight j many of whom cannot even speak a word of
charged on coal for that distance was 81 65 54- j English, was thus confined almost entirely to the
100. And the cost to the company of transport- | Southern Senators.
In the House of Representatives, the whole
session of Wednesday, up to 6i o’clock, was de
voted to the case of Mr. Gilbert, one of tho four
members proposed to be expelled for corruption.
The proceedings and debate were merely prelim
inary to an open trial before the House, which
Mr. Gilbert demanded (doubtless because t!iere
is too little of the session remaining to bring it
to a close.)
e have been amused with the following ar- ! ^ struggle, occupying nearly all of an-
ing it that distance was 54 cents and 38-100 of
a cent per ton.
Antbracite Coal.—A valuable deposite of
anthracite coal has been discovered on the farm
of A. W. Cozzens, about *25 miles from Peters
burg, Va. A company was Ht once started in
Petersburg to work the mine. They know the
value of coal there.
W
tide from the Warreuton News;
FM/yism.—There are some people whose facul
ties are all retrospective; they are, or at least
pretend to be, blind to all that is passing around
them. They shuffle along with averted eyes,
constantly whining after ‘-the light of other days ”
With them the men of the present day are pigmies,
and those of the past “giants” and with an air
of profound gravity they utter jeremiads over the
degeneracy of their contemporaries. A'oong in
dividuals this, is simply ri liculnus; but, when a
journalist is nffl cted with this hallucination, it .
becomes a serious matter, as he more or less ^ que^tion, passed the Miscellaneous, the Army
influences the coin’nunity where he resides. , and Navy Fortification, and the Ocean Mail Ap-
“Our attention has been drawn to this subject propriation bills; alsD acted on the Senate’s 50
by a recent comparison in one of our exchanges , Appropriation bill,
between the Legislatures ot 1811, 12 and 13,. . , , ,
and the late one of 1856 and ’57. Of course, ® ^ majority.
Old Fogy is in ecstacies as he contemplates the The Sub-marine Telegraph bill has passed both
“intellectual giants” of the golden age of North Houses.
Carolina. As a plain matter-of-fact man we; During Thursday’s sitting. Messrs. Wright of
draw quite a different conclusion. It is to those ^ ,01 r r»i ■ u j u
■ ] V* J r *1. I • , / Tennessee and Sherman of Ohio, had an alterca-
“giauts we are indebted for the souonquft of . ’
“Rip Van Winkle.” We do not deny their : when the latter threw a handful of wafers
abilities as jurists or orators, but as legislators in the face of the former, who resented the insult
they were evidently incapable of keep’ng pace with a blow. The parties were then separated
with modern progress. Whether this arose from : supposed the affair will lead to a duel,
an excess of \N higgery or a deficiency of common • rr • /. t r n • 1 • 1
sense, may be a mooted question. But no man ^his affair grew out of the following, which
other day’s session, was made to get up the river
and harbor bills, and particularly the bill to make
a further appropriation for the improvement of
the Cape Fear, below Wilmington. The object
was to pass these or defeat the regular appropri
ation bills, and to prevent the trial of the cor-
I ruption cases; and the chief actor in the movement
was Mr. Washburne of Illinois, (free soiler.)
But the attempt was unsuccessful, for on Thurs
day, the House, under the operation of the previous
can deny that “internal improvement” was an un
known word in the political vocabulary of North
Carolina, until Democracy, like Jack the Giant ;
Killer, extirpated the race of old-time giants,
whose absence in the legislative halls our contem
porary 80 pathetically deplores.
“If these regret:ed “intellectual giants” had
exhibited one-half of the public spirit of their
successors in the Legislature, the grass would not
now be growing in the once busy streets of a
certain locality. But fogyism cannot see this,
or would not see it if it could.”
The allusion here is of course to an articlc in
the Observer of the 19th ult., iu which the
names of some of the great men who figured in
the Legislatures in former years were mentioned,
in comparison with the body of great men who
recently spent some two or three months and fifty
thousand dollars of the State’s money in Raleigh.
It is certainly refreshing to see a paper printed
in Warren county claiming for the democratic
party all the hcnor of internal improvements in
North Carolina—Warren county, in which un
mitigated democracy abounds, in the proportion
of about seven democrats to one whig. Will any
body be kind enough to point to a vote ever given
by a member of the Legislature from Warren
county in favor of any measure of Internal Im
provements? Or to any similar vote of any
member from its equally democratic neighbors,
Nash and Edgecombe? We puuse fora reply.
Also, we would like to be informed what the
Legislature of 1842—the Terrapin Legisla
ture— which was decidedly deiuocratic, did tor
internal improvemeul,'? And wLiat the late dem
ocratic Legislature di 1? E'puciully what it did
for the removal of the grass troin “the once busy
streets of a certain locality”? If internal im
provements had rem iiued .111 uuknowu word until
democracy coined it, it would never have appeared
in the vocabulary of North Caroliua.
But let us see what party ruled North Caro
lina during the years when, according to the
we find in the Union’s report of the proceedings
on Tuesday.
Mr. S. said: I find in the Globe of this morn
ing the following, as having been said in the
midst of my remarks on the Kansas amendment:
“Mr. Wright, of Tennessee, (in his seat, in a
low tone of voice:) That’s a lie.”
I wish now that the gentleman from Tennessee
may say whatever he desires to .say with regard
to that remark; whether he is or is not correctly
reported, and whether he did use the language
attributed to him.
Mr. Wright, of Teunessee. Mr. Speaker, in
using the language which I am reported to have
used yesterday in regard to the statement made
by the member from Ohio, I meant no disrespect
to this House. I believed at the time and 1 now
believe, that the statement made by that gentle
man was untrue. I have no more to say.
Mr. Sherman I have, under the circumstances,
but little to say. This remark was made in so
low a tone of voice that it was not and could not
be heard iu this part of the House. Whether
this was intentional or not is for the House to
judge. Before I was informed of what was said,
the member left the House. From what I could
learn, I believed it was the language of black
guardism, induced by excitement and intoxica
tion. I
The Speaker. The Chair is of the opinion that
the gentleman is not in order.
Mr. Sherman. I supposed it was only necessa
ry to call the attention of the member (with
whom my relations heretofore, though not inti
mate, had oeen kindly) to the remark 1 have read
to call forth from him a manly retraction. I do
not tliink he has stated enough for that purpose.
Mr, Wright, of Tennessee. I cannot, of course,
be expected to bandy epithets with the gentle-
m in from Ohio until he relieves himselt from
■ the imputations already cast upon him. That’s
I all I have to say.
I After the tight, the House resumed the Gilbert
trial.
Washington, Feb. 27.
The Senate was in session till half past one last
night and passed Mr. Hunter’s substitute for the
House tariff bill, reducing the present tariff
Me.n$n. E. J. Ha/e df Son:—Gentfeme.n:—‘A**
the time is near at hand when the new crop of
Turpentine will begin to como in, 1 would re-
pectfuliy call the attention of the makers and
the purchasers to the propriety of paying more
strict attention to the manner of putting it up.
As it is now brought to market, it will not do
to buy and hold for speculation; but let it be put
up in good barrels, and properly glii-*d, and many
merchants who now hold off from buying will
come into it, instead of leaving in the hand.s of
a few
I know not how to remedy the evil unless all
buyers and shippers will insist upon a strict in
spection It might Ht first appear to bear a little
hard on some, but would eventually work to the
benefit of sill concerned.
CUMBERLAND
Cheraw and the Coal Fields.—A Conven
tion of those in favor of building the Cheraw road
has been called—to meet in Cheraw on the 25th
inst.
Rail Road Meetinn at Troy.—This being Su
perior Court week at Troy, a meeting was called
on Tuesday evening by the citizens of Mont- j
gomery, to takfe' into consideration the building
of the Cheraw and Coal Field Rail Road. Seve
ral speeches were made on the occasion by the
following gentlemen, to wit: Dr. J. M. Crump, |
A. R. Kelly, S. H. Christian, and A. K. Me- i
Donald, Esq., setting forth in a very forcible
manner the utility and practicability of this
Road, &c., after which the meeting appointed a
large number of delegates to a contemplated con
vention to be held at Cheraw, S. C., on the first
day of April next, to take into consideration the
building of the Road.
We have no doubt but that this Road will be
built, and will prove a benefit to the State and
more particulary to this part of the State.
Asheboro' Bulletin.
Legislative Bulls.—Other Legislatures be
sides our own occasionally make ludicrous mis
takes. A Virginia lawyer once taunted a Penn
sylvania Judge with an expression in an Act of
the Pennsylvania Legislature, “that the State-
house yard should be surrounded by a brick wall,
and remain an open enclosure for ever.” The
Pennsylvanian rather got the better of the F. F.
V., by referring him to a Virginia Act, entitled
“A supplement to an act to amend an act, making
it penal to alter the mark of an unmarked
Hog”:
Mexico.—A paper published in the city of
Mexico admits that a treaty has been negotiated
between the United States and Mexico, but de
nies that any land is ceded by it.
SUPREME COURT. |
The following opiuiuns have been delivered by j
the Supreme Court:
By Nash, C. J. In White v W. W. Griffin
from Perquimans, judgment reversed and venire
de uovo. Also, iu Doy v Lee, from Currituck,
affirming the judgment. Also, in Batten v :
Foulk, from Johnston, judgment of non-suit.
Also, iu Piitchard v Fox, from Mecklenburg, j
affiriuiug the judgmeut. Also, iu Waldo & Co. j
V Jolly, from Martin, affirming the judgmeut. !
Also in Graham Little v Skinner, in equity |
from Wake, perpetuatiug the iujuuction.
By Pearson, J. lu Low v Lowell, from
.Moore, directing a venire de novo. Also,- in
6tate V Ingold, from Alamance, declaring that
there is error iu the proceedings. Also, iu State
tx r>l. McCoy v Pegram, from Cumberland, de
claring that there is error iu the order appealed
from. Also, iu Hatchell v Kimbrough, from
Caswell, affirming the judgmeut. Also, lu Blount
V Robeseu, in equity trom Beaufort, directing a
decree for plaiutills.
By B.\ttle, j. lu Graham v Bridgers, sci.
fa. (two cases) judgmeut that the suits abated.
Also, iu Andrews v Andrews, from Biadeu,
judgmeut reversed. Also, lu Gamer v Qualls,
I from Granville, judgment affirmed. Also, iu
McKinley v Scott, from Cabarrus, judgmeut
I atiirmed. Also, iu Purvis v Albnttou, trom
Put, judgmeut atiirmed. Also, iu Archibald v
Davis, trom Beaufort, judgmeut affirmed. Also,
iu Green v Ttioruton, judgmeut reversed and
venire de novo.
Per curiitm—Thompson v Barnes, in equity
from Wayne, iu*juiry directed. Also, iu Wituerb
v \V iihers, lu equity trom JMeckleuburg, issues
diiecCed to be tried.
The Court adjourued sine die yesterday, hav
ing passed upon all the eases which came before
It, aud decided a very large numt>er of causes.
lialtijh Rtyister.
PAVETTKVILLE MARKET.—March 2
11 n 12
B.\OON—
COTTON—
Fair to good, 12J h IA
Ordin. to mid. 11 a 11^
COTTON B.4O0IN0—
18
50
00
Ounnj,
Dundee,
FLOUR—
Fainiij,
Super,
Fine,
Scratched.
GRAIN—
Corn,
Wheat,
Oats,
Peas,
Rye,
22
18
a ‘Jo
a 20
LARD—
MOLASSES—
Cuba,
N. Orleans,
SALT—
Liv. S.ack, 1 26 a 0 00
FLAXSEED, 1 40 a 0 00
N. C. SPIRITS—
7 00 a 0 00 1*. Brandy, 1 OO a 00
G 60 a 0 00 .^pple do, 75 a 00
6 00 a 0 001 Whiskey,
5 50 H 0 00'WOOL— 17
TURPENTINE—
a I OOj Yellow dip, 2 50 a 0 00
10 a 1 20j Virf^in, 2
70 a 0 75 nar.1, 1
1 00 a 0 001 Spirits,
90 a 1 00|
a 62
a 00
aOO
aid
50 a 0 00
30 a 0 00
45 ft 46
REVIEW OF THE .MARKET,
Bacon—Receipts light.
Cotton—Steadj and firm
Flour—Slight variation.
Corn—Occasional sales above present quotatious.
Corrected-toy Ja.mks 0. Cook
* WILMINGTON MARKET.
Virgin and yellow turpentine 2 80,
Spirits 45, and dull. No. 1 Roiiin Z 75,
Cotton, sales of 52 bales at l.'i.
hard
Tar
«6
SO.
At Charleston, cotton 11J to I3i.
Total receipts of cotton 2,29.3.954 bales against 2,-
.‘>02,023 last year. Decrease bales.
At New York, Southern Flour declined to 0 70 to
7 85. Southern corn 70 to 73. Middling upland
cotton 13J. Spirits Turpentine 52 Rosin 1 75.
•\t Cheraw, Cotton 11 to 13. Receipts of the week
949 bales; previously 14,102. Bacon 12J to 14. (^jrn
WO to i>l. Flour !^7 to ^7 25.
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.
ri^HE Executive Committee of the Cumberland
County Agricultural Society, are requested to
meet in the Town Hall, this evening at 7 o’clock. A
prompt attendance ia earnestly desired. The follow
ing gentlemen constitute the Executive Committee,
vii: A. A. McKethan, E. W. Barge, W. McL. .McKay,
John Waddill, Henry L. .Myrover, Jas, Q. Cook, A. H.
Dewar, John C. Smith, John A. Williams, Edward
Spearman, J. P. McLean, Will. Cade, John R Mur
chison. By order of the Chairman.
J. P. McLE.\N, Sec’y.
March 2, 1857. It
FOR RENT.
A COMFORTABLE HOUSE, corner .Mumford and
m Robeson Streets. Apply to
A. J. O’HANLON.
Feb. 28, 1857. Ht>-lm
To Hire for the Balance of the Year
NEGRO WOMAN, who is a
and Ironer. Apply to
Feb. 26, 1857.
good Cook, Washer
B. HO.'^E
86-It
5000
PAI.\TS AND OILS.
LBS Pure WHITE LEAD;
10 Bbls. LINSKEL) OIL;
Chrome Green,
Umber,
Venetian Red,
Vermillion.
Verdigris,
Tanner’s Oil,
Red Lead,
Lamp Black,
Sweet Oil,
Yellow Ochre,
Piussian Blue,
Paint and Varnish Brushes
Copal Varnish.
Litharge,
Zinc White,
Chrome Yellow,
Japan Varnish,
Lamp Oil,
Vandyke Brown,
Terra de Sienna,
Black Varnish,
Rose Pink,
Sand Paper,
For sale by
SA.M’L J
March 2, 1857.
HINSDALE
8G-4wi
POTATOES! POTATOES!!
BBLS. Yellow Planting and Mercer Potatoes.
Just rec’d and for sale by
C. E. LEETE.
March 2. 85-lt
WMTlirTHRRY^
ROCKINGHAM, N. C.
March 2. It
Oisaohition of Co-partnership.
ON the first day of January, 1857, the Co partner-
ship heretofore existing under the name and t-tyle
of SCOTT & B.ALDWIN, was dissolved by mutual con
sent, O. S. B,\LDWIN having purchased the entire in
terest of said firm.
SPENCER SCOTT,
0. S. BALDWIN,
O'
twenty per cent. An amendment was also
V- • 1 • . ! adonted placing a duty of 23 per ceut. on raw
Warreuton News, internal improvements were un- ^ r *, , j ^ .),» , u
, j wool, and wool valued at 20 cents or less per
known in North Carolina. Lp to I800, when duty free. The bill thus amended was
Gov. Dudley was elected as a Whig, the party of : passed.
Nathaniel Macon,—the Rspublican party as it | House.—Mr. Gilbert iu his speech of defeuce
called-had been ii. the asceadant iu all j d'-ieJ the truth of the charges. He denouDced
, , „ -o. J 1 an attempt of the House to fax a stigma on his
branches of the State government. A he demo-j He charged
crats of the present day claim to be the lineal de- ■ House with great injustice toward him and
scendants of that old Nat. Macon Republican I concluded by stating that he had resigned
Well, when were the internal improve- 1 seat, which he immediately
MARRIED,
In this town, on Wednesday evening, the 18th inst ,
by the Kev, .Mr. Bobbitt, Mr. IIAU.MAN BUILER to
.Vliss ABBV FKIZLLL, daughter of W. T. Frizell, Esq.
In Charlotte, on the 17th inst,, by Rev. Jas. Stacey,
.Mr. JOHN L. DE.ATON to Miss b.-VR.\H U., eldest
daughter of Thomas J. Holton, Esq., Editor of the N.
C. \>hig.
lu Moore county, on the 17th instant, by Wm. Bar
rett, Esq., l’LE.\».VNT S.Miril, Escj., to EMILINE,
second daughter of .Malcom Graham, Esq.
Lafayette Light Infantry.—This very
handsome company returned to this placc yester
day from tbeir visit to Wilmington and Moore’s
Creek. The Herald thus notices their appear
ance:
“On Thursday night, about 11 o’clock, the
Lafayette Light Infantry, under the command of
Capt. Jno. H. Cook, (a new company,) from
Fayetteville, arrived here in the Magnolia. They
made a handsome appearance, and paraded our
streets till a late hour in the night—each man
carrying his own light, which was a lamp co
vered over with tissue paper, inserted in a piece
of round wood just large enough to fit the muzzle
of the-musket. It had a very imposing efiFect.
They are a tine looking body of men, numbering
about thirty in all, and came down for the pur
pose of participating in the celebration. They
went through the military lactics with a preci
sion and uniformity that elicited the admiration
of all who witnessed them. Previous to their
embarkation on the steamer Maguolia in the
morning, they favored us with more of their
military evolutions, to the great satisfaction of
those present. They embarked about eight o’cl’k
for their place of destination. Fayetteville may
feel proud of such a company.”
Man Drowned.—A valuable man uamed Hil-
his
party. Weil, wuen were the luternai improve-jwun... left. Ihe House
^ ^ r, uf v.f.v rU wastakenbysurpri.se. The resolutions in his
ments commenced. Before I«3b. exactly, j yg A letter
They were commenced in 183. From 1837 to j gubmitted from .Mr. Matteson setting forth as
1850, the government of the State was almost ex- ; no trial was allowed Gilbert, he had no right to
clusively in the hands of the Whigs What a | expect a larger measure of justice, and ’
wretched attempt at humbug is it, therefore, to resigned his seat.
he had
attempt at
claim for democracy the credit of the internal im
provements in North Caroliua. It is only within
the last five or six years that a democrat could be
found who did not charge the system upon the
Whigs as a reproach.
It is very certain that all democrats, either
young or old, do not concur with the Warreuton
News in its estimate of the character of the late
democratic Legislature; for not only do young
and old speak of it as a body with contempt, but
the venerable gentleman whose opinion led to
our comparative view, is himself a democrat.
But then he has mind enough to form a sensible
opinion on that or any other subject.
We have never said, nor thought, that “the
men of the present day are pigmies.” In the
very article on which the News comments, we
said directly the reverse. But it suits the hontst
purposes of democracy, as represented by »his one
of its organs, to attribute such a sentiment to us,
whilst taking care to suppress what we did say.
There are great men iu North Carolina, but
ton, belonging to Mrs. McMillan, of this place, j they are generally in private stations, either of
was lost overboard from the steamer xMagnolia on choice or necessity. We are not, nor pretend to
Friday last. Attempting to dip a bucket of wa
ter from the river, he was dragged off the boat
by the force of the current.
be, blind to all that is passing around us. It
only suits democracy, aa represented by the War-
renton News, falsely to assert that we are so.
Gilbert having resigned, and being no longer
subject to the jurisdiction of the House, the re.so-
lutions declaring his guilt and to expel him, were
laid on the table, on motion of Mr. Orr, 135 to 08,
The House next took up the Matteson case, and
a letter was read from him, stating that he had
resigned. A motion to lay his case on the table
was rejected, 108 to 83. The two resolutions
affirming his guilt were then adopted, 145 to 17.
And the third, to expel him, was laid on the table.
Mr. Welch of Conn. was then brought up, and
after debate it was resolved that the evidence
was not sufficient to convict him, and so he goes
free.
CtiAR-ACTER OF CoNOREss.—In a speech in
the House some weeks ago Mr. Quitman said,
without intending any personal disrespect, that,
the House of Representatives, constituted as it is,
is one of the last tribunals to which questions of
public morals or private honor should be referied.
Such is the character of the House as drawn
by one of its leading members who may be sup
posed to know what he says.
Mr. Buchanan was to leave his residence this
morning, and arrive in Washington this evening.
The losaguration will take place on Wednesday.
DIED,
In Randolph county, on the IGth inst., in the 44th
year oi’ her age, .Mrs, R.VCHEL GRAVES, wife of
Samuel Grave.s, Escj, .Mso, on the 15th Nov’r last,
.Mrs. K.VCHEL GR.WES, mother of Samuel Graves,
Es«i., aged 100 years.
lu .Moorecounty, on the 12th inst., F.VNNIN MOORE,
aged 83 years.
In Moore county, on the 22d instaut, ANN EL1Z.\-
BETH, wife of John A. Gilchrist, formerly of Fayette
ville, aged about thirty years.
CO.VIMKRCIAL RECORD.
ARRIVALS.
Lutterloh ^ Co’s Line. Feb’y 25 and 2(5, Strs Mag
nolia and Fanny, with Brooklyn in tow, with passen
gers, and goods for Williamson & Overbaugh, J A
Pemberton, X \ McKethan, .Mrs F .M Swan, J L Bryan,
G W Williams ii Co, A D McLean, R Strickland, G H
Makepeace, M C Lamont, W B Richardson, D (St W
McLaurin, P P Johnson, Ray ij" Pearce, S T Hawley ^
Son, J H Pritchett, Starr & Williams, J C Fairley, B
Rose, J G Cook.
Cape Fear Line. March 1.—Str Flora McDonald,
with goods for G W Williams & Co, T C Worth, Worth
& Utley, J O Boon & Co, J Ottarburg, H Erambert, J
A Pemberton, S J Hinsdale, J J Gilchrist, .M A Baker,
Mrs L Chapman, W H Carver, J W Bitting.
}>OK'r OF WlL.^I^’VCiTOfl.
ARRIVALS.
Feb. 2G.—Schr .\nn Maria from Lcokwood’s Folly
27.—Schr Neptune’s Bride fm N Yk, Dolphin fm New
Berne, Radiant fm Hyde. 28.—Schr. .Mediator from
Charleston.
OILS, PAINTS, &c.
Linseed oil,
TRAIN OIL,
WHALE OIL.
W’hite Lead; Colors; Varnishes; Brushes, &c., &c
Just rec’d and for sale by
J. N. SMITH, Druggist.
Feb’y 11. 81-ilm
UR fi-iends and patrons will see at once the ne
cessity for an immediate adjusuncnt of all ac
counts on our books. Those who owe bills or notes to
said firm up to the first of Janu.ry, are particularly
requested to pay without delay.
S. B.\LDWIN is fully empowered to settle all
matters belonging to the firm.
SPEN' ER SCOTT,
O. S. BALDWIN.
Card to the former Patroii§ of .^cott &■
Baldwin.
IN ENTERING into the above arrangement, the
facilities heretofore belonging to tl is establishment
are in no wise lessened. Ihe rare and unequalled .id-
vantages hitherto belonging to this House are contin
ued; Mr. SCUTT still remaining in New York, sujer-
intending the purchasing and importing of all fabrics
manufactured for this, as well as eight other Houses,
all emanating from the head concern, over which
.Messrs. KEEa «. SCOTT have exclusive control.
O. S BALDWIN,
3b Market Street.
Feb. 2Gth, 1857. >G-i2t
TO THE GENTLEMEN OF FAYETTEVILLE.
I IHE undersigned, successor to the late firm of
L Scott ii Ba.dwin, desirous of placing wiihin the
reach of all the satisfaction arising Irom the wearing
of a garment unexceptionable in its manufacture, will,
through the Foreman of his
Mdrchant Tailoring Department,
wait upon all who may favor him with their measure
and orders, for two da)'«« only at tlie l>o>>-
l>ill Hoil^e, Wednesday and Thursd.iy. .Msirch 4th
and 5th.
Mr. Helzinger stamls unrivalled at the head of his
profession, and all garments sold by him warranted
to fit, and be as represen :ed.
Respectfullv, &c.,
O. S. BALDWIN,
Wilmington, N. C., FeVy 20, 1857. ilt
VALUABLE
RKAL ESTATE FOR SAI.E.
1WILL sell at Auction on the premises, in Elizabeth
town, on the first Monday in May next, the LOT
and HOTEL and other buildings at present occupied
by Alex. Carter, situated in the centre of the Village,
on the principal street. The House is large, well
built and nearly new—the front building has eight
comfortable rooms with fire places, and two others in
the attic,—there ia a spacious addition in the rear, in
which are a dining r )om and several good bed rooms.
Upon the premises are all necessary outbuildings.
Kitchen, Smoke-house, Stables, Shelters, &c , a good
Garden and well of good Water. Also, a small House
well fitted for a store, and ‘wo offices for Lawyers.
All the Furniture iu the Hotel belonging to James
Melvin, will be sold at the same time and on the same
terms. Also, two lota adjoining each other^ contain
ing one acre of land, upon one of which theriis a small
dwelling house.
The property will be sold cn a credit »f one, two,
three and four years. Bonds with approved security,
drawing interest from date, the interest payable
annually, will be required of the purchaser or pur
chasers before the possession is given.
THO. C. SMITH, Attorney
forJA.MES MELVIN
Feb’y 26, 1857. 86-ts
-\OTICE
f'l'^HE subscribers having, at February term, 1857,
of the Court of Pleas and Quartet Sessions of
Robeson county, taken out Letters of .\dmini strati on
on the Estate of William Blount, deceased, hereby
give notice to all persons having claims again«t the
Estate of the deceased, to present the same, duly au
thenticate- , within the time prescribed by law, other
wise this notice will be pleadeii in bar of their re
covery
Debtors to the Estate will make immediate payment.
JOSEPH THOMPSON, Adm’r.
CHARITY BLOUNT, Adm’x.
Feb’y 25, 1857.
FURTfft:ir"Nom(^^
H.WING obtained an order of Court to that effect,
we shall, on THURSDAY the 19tli day of .March
next, at the late residence of William Blount, dec’d,
expose to public sale,
70 head of Cattle; 250 Sheep; 7 Mules; 5 Horses;
1000 bu.shels of Corn; 20,000 lbs. of Fodder;
50 bushels of Peas; 100 Hogs; Farm
ing Tools; Black smith Tools; Carts;
W;ignns; Household Furniture;
1 Buggy; 1 Barouche; 1
Sulky; &c , &c., &c.
At the Slime time and place we will hire out until
the first day of January nex*. about 40 ^l,.4VIIS.
Terms of sale: Six months credit,—the purchaser
giving bond and approved security before the property
is reiuove i.
The sate will commence at 11 o’clock, and be con
tinued from day to day.
JOSEPH THOMPSON, Adm’r.
CHARITY BLUUNT, Adm’x.
Feb’y 25, 1857. 85*8 w
Carolinian copy.
LIST OF LETTERS
REM.\INING in the Post Ofl6c# at Fayetteville, N.
C., .March 1, 1857: *
G W Bullard, Jno D Boylan, Alex’r A Bethune, Mist
Kate Blue, Mrs S J Benton.
Willis Cole, Eliza Canida, Mrs Jessy Crockron, Chas
Colvin, Edtr Communicator 2, Henry Colman, James
Cameron.
James C Dollar.
Col F J Faison.
Wm Gappens.
.Tesse Harding, Mathias Haller, Edward Harper,
Calvin Hartley, Headen 4" Bynum, Jas P Hodgei, Tily
Hall, Susnn Hall, Ben Herring
Mrs Martha A Johnson, Mary M Jones, Johnes 8t
Barber,
John Kelly, N R King, A Q Kern.
Isaac Manuel. Col S Murchison.
.\rch’d D McK ly. Francis McDaniel 2, A A Mc-
Kennon, .Anna .Mc^lillan, AB McFadyen, Margaret
.McNe il, A T McDuffie
W Price 2, Murray .4 Peacock.
J W Smith, Jno D Shaw, J J Spell, Sarah Simmons.
M.nrtha Vai'Mitine, A Valentine.
D & W Wallis, Henry Williams, Ambrose J White,
Isbabella J Williams, Nancy Whitington, Jno Weeber,
Isaac S Williams, J H Williams.
N. B. Persons calling for any of the above letters
will pleastt state that they are advertised.
^ J. E. BRYAN, P. M.
Sl\ATlf()r NOR'I II CAROLINA,
ANSON COUNTY.
Court of Pleas and Quartf-r Sessions, February
*26th, 1857.
Elizabeth Stanback, Thomas Ingram, George Dunlap
and wife .\ni a P , Joseph B Inijram, Wincy C Al
len, Eliza K Sibley, Catharine Parr, Jeremiah In
gram, Benjamin F. Ingram, Matthew W Burroughs
and wife Julia, Woodson Crump and wife Clemen
tine, Ebfc'n D Ingram, against Samuel P. Ingram, Mar
tin P, ,\lyers and wife Wincj’, Roland Crump and
wife Sarah, Presley N Ingram, Kis len H Bennett
and wife .Ann, Beijaiuin Ingram, John B. Ingram
and Eben N. Ingrain,
Petition for R.-Probate of the W’ill of Jeremiah In
gram, dec’d
IT appea ing from the iiffi lavit of Benjamin I. Dun
lap, Executor of taid Jremiah Ingram, dec'd, that
Samuel P. Ingram, .Martin P. Myers and wife W’incj’,
three of the Defend .nts, are not residents of this State
but reside in the State of .Mississippi: It is therefore
Ordered, that publication be made for six weeks in
the Fayettevide Observer, (a newspaper published in
the town of Fayetteville.) commanding said Defend
ants to be and appear at the next Term of the Court
of Pleas and Quarter Sessions to be held for the coun
ty of .\uson, at the Court Housp in Wadesborough, on
the second Monday in .April next, then and there to
plead, answer or demur to said Petition, or the cause
will be heard ex parte as to them.
Witness, Joseph White, Clerk of our said Court, at
Office in Wadesborough, this 20th day of February,
A. D. 18.57,
8t)*t)t] J. WHITE, Clk.
STATE MEDICAL SOCIETY.
fU'^HE Eighth Annual Meeting of the .Medicil Socie-
■ ty of the State of North Carolina, will be held in
the town of Edenton, at 5 o’clock, P, M , Wednesday
the 15th of April, 1B57,
Delegates, Permanent Members, and the Profession
generally are requested to attend
WILL. GEO THOMAS. .M 1).
• Secretary N. C. Med. Soc.
Feb 2Gth, 1857. 8ti-*tm
JAMES M. PEN.M.NGroV,
RETAILER IN SPIRITOUS LIQUORS,
ROCKINGHAM, N. C.
March 2, 1857. 80-Im
Sale of Clothing, fcc.
•ff •fi#r/ioM.
1WILL proceed to sell at private sale, until Mon
day light, March 2d, the Goods formerly belong
ing to James .McPherson, consisting of
Ready-made Clothing, Hat«, Caps, Boots, Shoes,
and Gentlemen’s Furnishing Goods.
.And on .Monday night I will proceed to close out the
balance then remaining on hand .AT .VUCTKJN.
Terms liberal, and will be made known at time of
sale.
G. W. I. GOLDSTON, Trustee.
Feb’y 26. 1857. 85-tt
Garden Se(‘(ls!!
1%'^arranted the Growth of I 856.
f alME Subscriber has just r*-ceived a large supply
1. of garden .'ee>l.s, comprising every varietV. from
the celebrated Gardens of Johxso.n. Robri.ns ^ Co.,
Wethersfield These Seeds have been sold here for
the last 5 years and always piven perfect satisf.iction.
Kor sale' by JA.'. N, S,\)1TM, Druggist.
('atalo(;ues will be furuibhed gratuitously upon
application
Jan’v 14, 1857. 73-i2m
The SOUTHERN HARMONY—
new edition, revised and enlarged. A further supply
of this popular book juit received.
E. J. HALE & SON.
Oct. 10, 1866.
Fresh Garden Seed.
«RO%VTII OF 1^.16.
SAMUEL J. HINSDALE has received a very large
supply of Garden Seed, which he offers at whole
sale and retail.
These seeds were selected for him and are all genu
ine.
ALSO.
Blue Grass Seed.
Lucerne Seed.
Chinese Sugar Cane Seed and Onion sets
S. J. HINSDALE.
Jan. 18, 1857. 78-Gwi
Ptty —Tliose indebted to
this office for subscription, advertising and prior,
ing, will oblige us by settling their accounts with
our agent, Mr. C. C. McCrummen, who will at
tend tb« Courts in thi« Circuit for the purpose.
«78
Fen’y 20
TAGS PEKUVl.AN
ceived.
GU.ANO. .Inst re-
A. W STKEL
8> lt*2wi
NOTICE.
fB'^HE Stockholders of the WMmington. Charlotte
JL Kutherford Hail Road (/'otnpnny are reque-ted
to meet at the Red Banks, in l! beson cnnnty, on
Saturday the 7th March, on iinportaiit busjness
Feb’y 24.
MANV STOCKHOLDKKS.
8'. 2t
OK. \v. J. Ml'NitOK,
Having located in Fayetteville, will attend to all
c;ills.
Feb’y 24.
“ JOHN P. SAM PSON,
Commission and Forwarding Merchant,
WILMINGTON^ N. C.
Will give particular attent'on to the sale of N.ival
Stores, Cotton, 3lc.
Feb’y 25, 1856. 86-tf
    

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