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NORTH CAROLINA SENTINEL AND NEWBERN COMMERCIAL,
kGRlCtJLTUkAL AxD llTERAiiV INOELLkGENOER;
llE! I TUT I030v!sf
j NEWBERN :
WEDNESDAY JULY 6, 1831.
- The arrival of the ..Meridian puts us in possession of
London and Liverpool dates as late as the 2fkh and
27th of May. We mentioned ih; our last, the inten
tion orthe; great powers of Europe to negotiate be
tween Russia and Poland . Itappears that they have
irnade an attempt at pacification, but without success.
Russia has declined all farther conference on the
subject, and the reply of the Emperor toihe last solici
tation was, that "the Poles had made their demands
i with drawn swords, and his honour required that they
; should be answered with the same weapon." Not
withstanding this discouraging declaration, France
niftilo another effort bv a special courier, the
! suit cf which may, be expected by the next arrival.
No fewer than 33,003 of Diebitsch's army are said to
rendering under cholera morbus. This is given as
i the cause of his temporary retreat.
IIs The majority in favour, of Reform itf England is
Ibtated at 134. The returns are not yet completed,
t and it is conjectured that eight or ten more will be ad
fded to the number.
j 'A prop)salfor a general disarming of theEuropean
j Continental powers has been made by France, and is
; said to have met the approbation of. Austria. . This
important measure is to be preceded by an agreement
It hat none of the contracting powers shall enter on at
; war without the consent of all the rest. If Poland be
i ranked amoqg them as an independent nation, we
earnestly desire to see a consummation of this design ;
oh any other conditions, the combination vfould'be
only a second Holy Alliance. , . -
: THLi FOURTH OP JULY.
Ho entirely were bur good citizens engrossed by
M-the remembrance of things past' that but few were
jt'oj'be found in their beds at daybreak on Monday
morning. Long before that time, the roar !of cannon
! Mild, musketry had broken on the stillness of the morn
iiiig, proclaiming the irrepressible feeling of exultation
j which the return of our NationalJubilee never fails to
j all forth.. At S'imris'e,. a Federal salute, the ringing
of bells, atid a feu de joie from our Volunteer Corps,
the Newbern Grays, proclaimed the earnestness with
Vvhich the celebration of the day had commenced.
The Grays paraded until. seven o'clock, and then reti
red. At 11, they joined their fellow citizens in the
Presbyterian 'Church. The Rev. J. Armstong com
menced the celebration to the Church by an impres
sive prayer. After some appropriate and excellent!
prelatory ijemarks, Edward Stanly, Esq. read the
Declaration of Independence. This was succeeded
by ' Hail Columbia,' by our amateur Band of the Har
monic Society. An oration was then delivered by
Charles SnEPARD, Esq. : -
When we say that many years have passed since
we heard a fourth of July oration so appropriate, and
tldeservingofapprobat ion, those who had the pleasure
of being present, will acquit us of a desire to be in
vidious, or to disparage the, patriotic efforts of others;
We were glad to find that Mr. Shepard's good taste
hid him to select only such historical illustrations of
his subject as, Avere calculated to leave impressions of
.satisfaction and pleasure. It is too frequently , the
rase that Inexperienced persons in such situations,
think it a part of .their duty to magnify the unparent
al conduct of England, to paint her as a monster of
injustice, and to cherish thjose exascerbated feelings
which are but too apt to arise between nations as well
as between families. The necessity for this has long
passed away, and all such feelings should be consigned
to oblivion. Such, we said befbrej was not the course
pursued, by Mr. Shepard. He said all that Americans
. could desire, but nothing which could justly offend the
most xlevxrted subject of Britain ; and the entire ap
probation of his audience is the test evidence of the
correctness of his views. i ..
At three o'clock, the. Volunteer Company, together
With a large number ol their fellow citizens, proceed-
to the Masonic Half, where they partook of an
; rxcellent dinner,; provided by Mr.. Carney.
! After the cloth was-removed, the following Toasts
' were drunk : '
I 1st. TheDav and Principles of our Independence
! IM. Thr Union of the States. The true Ark of
j 3d. The Constitution ofthe United States. The
kcred Charter ofour Freedorn. " Touch not, handle
not." . . . j
J 4th. The memorv of Washington.
i ; 5th. The memories of Thomas Jefferson and John
Adams. ; j . ' : J
- 6th. The President and Constituted Authorities ot
t;e United States. - , - .
7th: The Army and" Navy ofthe United States.
8th. The Governor and State of North Carolina.
; 9th; The Gallant Spirits of 16. Honour to the
Dead Gratitude to the Living.
' 10th. Universal Suffrage and Universal Education,
both essential to the maintenance of Liberty.
r 11. The Agriculture, Commerce, Manufactures
nnd Internal Improvements ofour Coun try.- Sus
taining and best sustained by each other' : may all re
ceive the fostering care oftheproper authorities.
- 12th.: 'The University of North Carolina.
13th. The Fair Sex. In the language of Indian
Poetry, "they are the feathers of our wings, and the
eyelidsof our eyes."
The following toast from the Hon. J. SPEIGHT,
whose acceptance of an invitation to attend the Din-
; ner was prevented by business, was announced from
Hie Chair, and drank standing
The Union of the States : May the injustice of the
j Majority never compel the Minority to undervalue it.
' Afti AT. CUPOAPTl hud rptirpd. -fXll
i( XXJLCl iAH. KJXXXZiX iliW , "' 'WlVWllIg.
toast was offered and-drunk with ofTrepeated cheers:
By James Taylor The Orator of the Day: His
principles, his talents, and hi3 eloquence, all equally
entitle him to our admiration and. regard.
By Joshua G. Wright Poland: May the issue
of her struggle with the hosts of the Autocrat, revive
the days of Thermopylae. , j
By Richard M. Shepard. Jo An Branch: The
enlightened, sagacious, and patriotic statesman, who
jwould not sacrifice individual honour and personal in
derjendence to political preferment; May he, by the
ftnanimous voice of his grateful countrymen, be trans
ferred to the scene of his unvaried triumph, in the
ause of Justice, Liberty, and Virtue.
By Martin Stevenson Jr. The Newbern Fair:
Their liberality and patriotism have been evinced in
the donation of a Standard to the Grays" May
they all rejoice under the motto of Union and Li
bert v Forever.
By S. G. Battle.? Edward Stanly, Esq.: He is
entitled to the thanks of his fellow-citizens for the
faithful discharge of the task imposed upon him.
By Capt. James C. Stevenson. The Federal
Government i Enlightened and liberal, may it ever
regard: the individuaYinterests of the States with a
parental eye. ;
; By Oliver S. Dewey. Martin Van Buren : A
true patriot an able statesman his successful dis
charge of the duties of his late office, deserves the
thanks; of his country.
By James Taylor. North' Carolina: The first
in by gone days to declare her Rights ; let - her not
now, be the last to maintain them.
By William J. Hancock. The Revenue Cutter
Dallas and her Officers : May her station in our
waters be continued as long as she is commanded by
such vigilant and patriotic men.
By Capt Wm.W. King. Edward Livingston,
Secretary of State: His talents eminently qualify
him to fill with ability the Office to which he has been
By Benjamin Chaney - Our Country : The home
of the free, and the asylum of the oppressed of every
By Thomas P. Goodwin. Henry Clay : " The
Father of the American System."
The festivities of the day were terminated by a
pyrotechnick display, conducted by a respected fellow
townsman, to whose spirited exertions we have been
frequently indebted on such occasions.
We would remark in conclusion, that the celebra
tion of the Fourth of July should never be omitted.
A recurrence to the, principles which first hallowed
this da y to Americans, is not only a high gratifica
tion, but an important duty. Like the clay, man of
Prometheus, we require the celestial fire which ema
nates from them to animate us in the cause of Liberty,
and to give vigour to our efforts for its perpetuation.
We have often endeavoured to imoress on the
minds of our fellow citizens the great impropriety of
permitting inexperienced and careless persons to
manage our guns on the' fourth of July, and at other
times of: public rejoicing. I Admonition, however, and
former experience are alike disregarded, and no pre
caution whatever is used to prevent the imprudent
from seeking their own destruction, and jeoparding
the lives of others. No fewer than four persons wrere
badly Wounded, in this place, on Monday last, one of
them, we fear, mortally. The whole was the result
of unpardonable carelessness.
Capt Casey of the schooner Philadelphia, belonging
to this jiort, arrived from New York on the 4th inst.
states that, on the 1st July, when about 15 miles to
southward of Cape Henryheaw a suspicious looking
vessel, Baltimore clipper built, about 5 miles off. At
6 P. M. she tacked ship and stood off to the eastward,
when the Philadelphia lost sight of her. Next day,
about 12 M. made her again on the Philadelphia's
weathei bow, running in for the land. She hoisted
her colours, tacked ship, and stood off then hauled
down lier colours, and when nearly abreast of the
schooner, tacked again, ran along side and hailed
us, " asking us where from, where bound, and Avhether
we had keen any vessel similar to her ; said yes, the
day before, (but this must; have been the same vessel)
about 15 miles to southward of Cape Henry. She
inquired theboarin and dietancc of Ilatteras, and
asked Ifj we knew what vessel mat was aslon of us.
informed her that Hatters lay " S. S. E. distant
about 50 miles, and that we did not know the vessel
astern, to which he replied, that Hatteras lay S . by E .
when asked where she was from, she replied from Port
au Plat, and bound for the Florida coast. She was a
long, rakish vessel, black, with a few white streaks,
waist cloths all round, which were rolled up counted
eleven sweep holes on one side ; had a small boat to
her davids, and an uncommonly large long boat on
deck. When she first came along side, saw four men
onlyj but oil making some alteration in her sails, eleven
or twelve came upon deck ; they appeared to be of
different; nations he who hailed us, wore a uniform
jacket with twoor three rows of white bullet buttons.''
Gapt. Casey was informed by the Ocracoke Pilots
that they had seen, a few days before, off Cape Henry,
a schooner on fire, and that she was burnt to the
i j " : .
Wilmington Congressional District.
We are informed that a very strong desire is mani
fested by the friends of the Administration in the Wil
mington iDistrict, that Gen. STEPHEN MILLER
of Duplin, should represent them in the next Con-
gress. We have not understood whether Gen. Miller
has consented to become a candidate ; wre hope, how
ever, that he will gratify his friends by yielding to
their wishes on this occasion.
The "unremitting attention of the Post Office
Department to the interests and accommodation of
th miWick. is entitled to general approbation. We
r l . j 'p ; At
now receive our letters and papers from New York
in four days, and from Philadelphia, in three; and
the Charleston mail that fomerly arrived but once in
seven days, is now received twice in six. Mr. Brown,
ofthe Department,' passed through this place a few
days ago, on his wa$ south. He is inspecting the
Southern! route for the purpose of acquiring such in
formation! as shall tend to bestow on the transmission
ofthe mail all the advantages of which.it is suscep
tible. We are surprised (that the gentlemen who
have so long contemplated the establishment of a
line of steamboats and stages between this place and
Elizabeth should still hesitate. Their procrastina
tion may enable others to anticipate them. The
undertaking could not be otherwise than profitable:
the vastly superiour facilities which this route pos
sesses would soort manifest themselves in the undi
vided patronage of travellers.
It appears that the burning ofour Capitol was ra
ther providential than otherwise. " Such," says the
Raleigh Register, "seems to have been the original
precarious construction of the walls, that many be
lieve, had not the Capitol been Tmrnt, they would at
no distant day have given way, from the pressure of
their own; weight, and perhaps have involved a seri
ous loss of human life in their fall." We learn, from
the same: source, that Lawson's History of North
Carolina,; the oldest work ofthe kind, was in the Li
brary at the time of the fire. A gentleman of this
place, from whose pen we expect a much better his-;
tory of our State, has a manuscript copy of Lawspn,
which he had written aboiirt a year, ago.
General of the
but upon what
authority they do not inform us. His political prin
ciples are purely democratic, and he is known to be
a rigid advocate of a limited construiticnof the Con
stitution. We like such federalism.!
is unin UAKULIJTA INSTITUTE.
The meeting of ".Teachers and fiends of Educa
tion," to which we called the attention of our readers
a few weeks ago, took place at Chapel HilL on the
22d ult. The intention ofthe meeting havino- been
explained, a committee was appointed, and a Consti
tution prepared for the government of future proceed
ings. We earnestly hope that these publick spirited
exertions will suffer no relaxation, for never was re
form more necessary than that which this Institute
has in contemplation. The State is inundated with
pretenders to knowledge, who find it easier to live on
the credulity of the people than to labour, and who
defraud the rising generation and! perpetuate the
reign of ignorance without a feeling of remorse or a
sense ofthe consequences- With such as these there
should be no compromise : the inflexible decree of
publick disapprobation should drive them from their
assumed position, and the condemning voice of a
deeply injured community should be loudly raised
against their dangerous temerity. Aided by the
people the Institute can effect this ; j and surety the
people will assist when the cause is their own. We
regret that the. meeting has made the payment of a
certain sum of money necessary to admission to mem
bership. A society whose views are fo elevated, and
whose desire is to advance the best interests of man
kind, should never resort to such nbasures, unless
they be indispensable: Every member should pay
his own expenses, and all incidental charges should
be met by those who cause them. We long to see a
community in which pecuniary concerns shall have
no place. '
Societies, auxiliary to the Institute, ouo-ht to be es-
tablished in every town in 1 the State, and as none
could aid the cause more effectually than Newbern,
we hope to see it set the example. ;
Dr. Simmons J. Baker was called i to the chauv
The objects of the meeting were explained by Mr.
Benjamin M. Smith of Milton, in an appropriate and
highly interesting address. On motion the following
persons were appointed a committee; to draft a con
stitution, to wit, Professors Mitchell and Hooper of
the University, Rev. Wm. M. Green, Benjamin M.
Smith, and W. J. Bingham. The meeting then ad
journed to Thursday morning at 6 o'clock.
Thursday morning Met according to adjourn
ment. The committee appointed for that ournose
Constitution, which was
Preamble. We, whose names are subioined.
pledging our zealous efforts to promote the cause of
popular education, agree to adopt the following con
stitution, and to obey the by-laws made in conformity
with it. I
Article 1. This society shall be called the North
Carolina Institute of Education. Its object shall be,
to diffuse knowledge on the subject of education, and
by every proper means to improve the condition of
common schools and other literary institutions in our
Art. 2. Members. Any person of good moral
character, interested in the subject of education, may
become a member of this Institute, by signing the
constitution and making an annual contribution of
one dollar ; or by paying the sum of ten dollars may
become a member for life, and be exempted from the
. An.'S.MKErniyGS. The annual meetings of this
institute shall be held at Chapel Hill, on the afternoon
preceding Commencement, at such hour as the direc
tors shall aprx)int. Special meetings may be called
by the directors, of which due notice shall be given
in the public journals. ;
Art. 4. Officers. The officers of this institute
shall be a president, three vice presidents, a corres
ponding and recording secretary, (the last of whom
shall act as treasurer,) and art executive committee
of three, who shall constitute a board of directors.
A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum
to transact business.
The officers shall be elected by ballot, at the usual
meeting of the Institute.
Art. 5. Duties of officers. The recording se
cretary shall give notice of each meeting of the In
stitute, and of the board of directors,; and also keep a
record of their transactions. He shall receive all the
moneys, and disburse the same, by order of the board
The corresponding secretary shall be the organ of
communication with other societies and -individuals.
To the board of directors shall be entrusted the ge
neral interests of the Institute, with authority to de
vise and execute such measures as fnay promote its
objects. It shall be their duty to appoint some suita
ble person to deliver an address before the society, at
each annual meeting; to select competent persons to
deliver lectures on such subjects connected with edu
cation, as they may deem expedient and useful; to
collect such facts as'may promote the general objects
of the Institute, and to provide suitable accommoda
tions for the meetings. They shall report annually
to the Institute, and shall have power to fill all vacan
cies in their own body from among the members, and
make by-laws for their own government.
The executive committee of three, shall take charge
of whatever books, pamphlets, or other property, may
belong to the Institute. They shall examine the an
nual address, reports, and all other communications
made to the Institute, and publish such as, in their es
timation, will tend to throw light on the subject of
education and aid the laithlul instructor m the dis
charge of his duty. j
The board of directors, as soon as convenient after
each annual meeting, shall select subjects for Ie6tures
at the next annual meeting, and assign them to pro
per persons. i
Art. 6. The meetings of this institute shall be
opened with prayer. .
Art: 7. Bv-laws, not repugnant to this constitu
tion, may be adopted at any regular meeting.
Art. 8. The constitution may be altered or amend
ed by a vdte of two-thirds of the members present at
the annual meetmgj provided sucn proposea amend
ment or alteration be made known ; to the board of
directors at their stated meeting, next preceding the
annual meeting .of the Institute, and receive their
The following gentlemen were elected ofBcers; and
constitute the board of directors :
Simmons J. Baker, President,
Wm. M'Pheeters, D. D. ) i
Rev. Wm. M. Green, ; Vice Presidents.
. Hon. Frederick Nash,
Dr. Walter A. Norwood, Recording Secretary.
W. J. Bingham, Corresponding Secretary.
Professor Mitchell, )
Professor Hooper, Executive Committee.
Professor Phillips, j
The Meeting then adjourned. j
The Board of Directors met in the afternoon, and
made the following appointments. I
' To deliver an address before the annual. meeting,
on the day preceding the next Commencement Al
fred Moore, lusq. ot Orange.
Lecture op the imperfections of the present mode
Mr. Taney, the new Attorney
U. S. is claimed by! the federalists ;
of teaching m our primary schools, and the best ise
thod of correcting them, assigned to the Rev Wrnl5
Hooper ofthe University.
Lecture on elocution, with a particular reference
to the teachimrof reading, assigned to H. S. Ellen
wood, Esq."of Hillsborough.
On Lyceums and Societies for the diffusion of use
ful knowledge to James D. Johnston, Esq. of Oxford.
Subject for discussion The period of time neces
sary for due preparation for college. .
The corresponding secretary was directed to pro
cure for the use ofthe Institute, the "Annals of Edu
cation, and five copies of the "Education Reporter."
Resolved, That the Secretary prepare an account
ofthe proceedings of the meeting and ofthe Board of
Directors for publication in the Hillsborough Re
corder, and that all the newspapers in the state be
requested to publish them.
By order of the Board,
W. J. BINGHAM, Secretary.
A person who advertises as a schoolmaster in our
unfortunate State, and professes to teach English
grammar on a new plan, in seven weeks, has the fol
lowing elegant sentence in his advertisement. "I
have been induced to teach another school at this
academy Jrom the solicitations of several of my
fnends; and m consequence of several important en
gagements I shall not be able to visit the neighbours
in their individual capacities, which leads me to
announce my intentions through the medium of a
public notice." This reminds us of Wilson's descrip
tion of the Mockingbird, He says, " in measure and
accent he faithfully follows his originals; in force of
sweetness and expression he greatly improves upon
them." When the croaking of a raven is improved
upon, the imitation ceases, and from the above speci
men, we fear that English grammar, on a new planr
ceases to be English.
The Trustees of the Pomona Academy, in the
neighbourhood of Raleio-h, advertise for a teacher
who understands Latinj English and Mathematicks,
and offer $300 a year as a salary!
SUPREME COURT. Thomas W. Dulany,
of Onslow, Richard M. Shepard and James Taylor,
ol Newbern, have been admitted to County Court
Charleston, June 20.
Daring- Outrage on an American Vessel. Cap
tain Aveilhe, of the. brig Marion, arrived yesterday
from Kingston, (Jamaica) informs us that whilst at
Kingston, the schooner Phantom arrived from Porto
Cabello, with Capt Bossier and crew ofthe brig Ser
aphim, of Baltimore, which vessel had been destroyed
by the batteries of Porto Cabello. An extract from
the Log Book of schooner Phantom which was lying
at anchor near the Seraphim at' that time, was to
have been published in the Kingston papers the day
he sailed. Cap. A. was informed, that on about the
20th May, the Seraphim came to Porto Cabello, and
as usual, Capt. B. wTent to the Fort. A short time
after being ashore he was seen to make for his boat,
and the Spaniards in pursuit of him ; he however
succeeded i n reaching t he boat, got on board his vessel,
and immediately hove up his anchor and made sail.
The batteries then commenced firing on the Sera
phim and finally disabled her, and wounded the mate
and several ofthe seamen. He then came to again
and sent his boat wTith the 2d mate to know why he
was fired into ; but on reaching the shore his officer
and boat's crnw were made prisoners. ; The batteries
continued firing with no colours hoisted, the S. having
at the time the American Ensign flying. Captain
Echberger, ofthe Phantom, immediately went ashore
to the Commandant of the Fort, and beggfifit to
cease firinff the Cnmirirtridant said.-that Canfj
O " 7 ! 7 ' ," I V. It - ' '"-Vliif'!!.!
B. would come ashore himself, he would iiSftiihe progress and influence'
n was impugn ana cucfljtfu abandoNta ;oDoT
i ' . 1 . - 'IT.. . II"
to a few wounded men as she lay in a bad part of the
harbor. As soon as the answer was returned, the fire
commenced again. Capt. B. finding his vessel so
much injured slipped her cable and run her ori shore,
to prevent her from sinking. He then when ashore,
but Capt. A. does not know whether he was put in
confinement or not, but during that time the Phantom,
who was bound out, was permitted to take on board
the Mate and crew ofthe S. with whom she proceed
ed to St. Bias, where she was trading. Captain B.
made his escape from Porto Bello, and succeeded in
reaching St. Bias, where hehok passage onboard
the Phantom, and arrived at Kingston on the 11th
University of North Carolina. The examina
tion ofthe Junior Classes of this institution began on
Monday the 13th instant, and ended on Wednesday
the 22d. J he Seniors had been examined three
weeks before by the Faculty. On Monday, Tues
day and Wednesday evenings, Declamations by
members of the three Junior Classes. On Wednes
day mornine, the Rev. Mr. Green, pursuant to ap
pointment delivered a literary Oration "the in
fluence of the Christian religion upon the happiness
of nations" an eloquent and well written composi
tion, which the feeble health of the speaker prevented
his delivering with his usual warmth & animation.
We are gratified to learn that it will be published.
In the afternoon, a Convention of teachers and
gentlemen interested in the subject of education foi-
improving the state of instruction in institutions of
every grade, from the University to the . primary
school, convened; but we have not understood what
proceedings took place on the occasion.
On Wednesday, the day of Commencement, the
loiiowing oraer oi exercises was observed :
1 Prayer by the President.
!-Latin Salutary Oration De Berniere Hooper,
3 Literature of modern Italy Jacob Thompson
National Pride Lemuel B. Powell, Warren.
Forensic Dispute: Ought the Southern States to
establish manufactures 7 Henry J. Canon,
Raleigh ; Jas. M. Williamson, Person.
6 Means of promoting national wealth Giles Me-
7 Natural HistoryTrios. J. Pitchford, Warren.
8 Inducements to men of talents for the due imnrove
ment of their powers Wm. W. Spear, Hills
9 Forensic Dispute : Ought the Colonization Societv
to be encouraged ? Jesse A. Waugh, Waugh
ton ; Thomas R. Owen, Bladen.
10 Forensic Dispute : Ought measures to be adopted
iur uie prevention oi war f ArcniDaid A. l .
Smith, Fayette ville ; Allen Jones, Hillsborough
11 Valedictory Oration Calvin Jones, Pulaski,Ten-
12 Degrees conferred.
13 Report of the Examination.
14 Prayer. j
The degree of Bachelor of Arts was conferred on
the persons named in the above scheme and on
James Grant, jr. of Raleigh, and Alexander Mebane,
of Orange; and the degree of Master of Arts on the
Hon. Abraham Rencher, Beaimn.Blume and
Albert V. KingJEsqrs. Silas M. Andrews, Thomp.
son Byrd and fiSanus D. North, Alumni of the in
stitution ; and ojfjohn B. Tate, instructor m Bertie
COUnty. I , ikan ies o niratuu4 C 1 A
We understand max r,wrlw ajorge
Theffice of Attorney General of the U. States,
has been conferred by the President, upon Roger B.
TlifCTf'Esq.: ' at prent 'AttpTnlcr'i'of "this ,
State. -The appointment has been promptly accepted, '
and it ig understood, that Mx. Taney will proceed to" '
Washington and enter upon the discharge of its du
ties, immediately on the rising of the Court of Ap- 4
We congratulate the statethe administration and
the country upon this selection j "With all parties it
is recognised as one which will strengthen the admin
istration, and do honor to the public service; A law
yer surpassed by none in the country, a gentleman
whose mane identified wherever it has been heard,
with every thing that is pure and elevated -in ch&i-
acter, a ripe scholar, a sound, t discreet, f orthodox,
politican, gentle in manners alld uniformly courteous
in deportments-Mr. Tanev will be found a safe and
firm counsellor, and valuable public servant of whom
the state which sends him, and the union which re
ceives him may justly be proud.
The.change can hardlv advance the pecuniary in
terests of Mr. Taney. The great extent and value
of his practice m liia profession, must make a change
of Ins arrangements and a removal tp Washington,
a matter of much inconvenience.. But ho man ever
thought less of personal considerations, when placed
m cuinpeuuoii wuu puonc duties.
We are inclined to the opinion that, this situation
in the new Cabinet, has not been offered to any indi- "
vidual except Mr. T. Amons other reason, the
dates, &c. of Gen. Jackson's correspondence with Mr.
Bernen, taken m connexion . with the offer to and
acceptance of Mr. Taney, are strong corroborations
of this opinion. The President in reply to Mr. Ber-
riens note of resignation, miorms nim mat the ap
pointment of a successor would be made, when he,
(the' President) was advised ofthe completion of Mr.
laernen's arrangement to leave uie omoe.. i ms iiouce
was given to the President on Tuesday last, and
within two days thereafter the office was filled.
Domestic Industry. A gentleman residing in this
neighborhood made his appearance in town, a few
days asjo, attired in a complete su it of silk the pro
duct of his own flatory ; the whole process of cul-.
ture, spinning, weaving and making, have beeit
performed on his own farm, and by his own family. ,j
The fabric, in appearance, nearly resembles Angola,
but is much softer, and evidently a superior descrip
tion of goods. It surpasses any domestic fabric of tbe
kind we have ever seen. .The suit is gray mixed, "
and consists of a coat, vest, pantaloons, and stockings.
ivasiiingtonls, c.) Union.
From the Utica Observer. '
Great Flood. During the last" six or eight days
the eastern mail has been flooded with an extraordi
nary bulk of " Supplements of the National Ga
zette." It has been ascertained that about Hire
bushels of these "supplements" have passed this vil
lage, daily, for the last above named days, and yes
terday several hundred came directed to our citizens.
They are sent to lawyers, merchants and business
men generally, and are filled with long and labored
articles in favor of the United States Bank. If
seems that the "flood gates" of this mammoth insti
tution have been raised, and the community already
inundated with pamphlets, papers, supplements, &c.
intended to counteract, by an overdrawn picture ol
the benefits and honesty of the bank, the voice of the"
democracy, which has so signally broke silence in
every quarter and pronounced it unconstitutional,
and with its unlimited powers, detrimental to the ci
vil liberties of our country. Every effort, therefore,
of this description, made by the bank and its friends,
should awaken the minds of the people to its increa
sing danger. The establishment of branches in va
rious sections of the union ; the profuse expenditure
of money in sustaining presses and the distribution
of papers .devoted to its interest, is an indication of
the unwearied exertions that are and will be made to
defeat the will of the people and secure a renewal of
its charter. The republican freemen. Jwyevf jjp
oe prepared, tpfSSv when the !
From the Fredonia Censor a warm Clay pape.
John Quincv Adams, late nresident of the United
States was chosen a delegate to the anti-masonic
state convention recently held in Massachusetts, and
actually took his seat as such. Trulv, it must be u
very dignified station for one who has presided Over
ten millions of free people to be found amnriff fl apk .'of
broken down political office seekers whose iivnwed
object it is to disfranchise" a larce portion of their fel
low citizens. It was thoughthe let himself down
sufficiently when hft. accepted a seadt in congress, but
he may now be said to be fairly at the bottom. He
can get no lower. 1 Aaron Burr himself would have
blushed to have been caught in such company.
NEWBERN, JULY 6.
Cotton, 7 a 7; Corn, S3 : Bacon. 64 hams. 7J-
Lard, 8: Flour, $6: Tar, 75 cents; Turpentine. 81 10
a 1 20. i
CHARLESTON, JUNE 29.
Cottoji, 7 a 95-; Bacon, 6 a 7 ; Hima, 9 u
10: Lard, 11: Corn, 60 a 68 : Rice, prime. 3f a
3t, inferior to good, 2f a 3-; Tar, Wilmington, 1
ait; 1 urpeniine, Wilmington, sort, Sf
' NEW YORK, JUNE 2S
Cotton 8$ a 10. -Corn
Southern 70 a 71 cents.
flour Rochester, $5.
Turpentine $2 12. ; ?
Tar $1 25 a 1 31..
Liverpool, May 27.
Notwithstanding the arrivals of Cotton are kept
on such a moderate scale by the long continuance of
adverse winds, yet our market feels heavy and lan
guid, and prices of American Cotton can scarcely
said to be maintained.
: ' London, May 21.
It becomes very difficult to sell Flour, and it can
not be quoted higher than 33 a 36s. as in quality,
duty paid. .
Liverpool Cotton Market, May 26.
The sales of the week are 17,000 bags; the prices
of common American Cotton have declined 8d. per
lb. in the others there is no alteration.
At Fort Barnwell, in this county, on Wednesday
evening last, by the Reverend John Armstrong, .Mr,
ALONZO T. JERKINS, Merchant of thispiace, to
Miss SARAH M'lLWAIN. , -
In this to wn, on Thursday evening last, by the Rev.
John Armstrong, Mr. JOHN M,JONES,of Edenton,
to MissSARAH HANCOCK, daughter of Wilfiam
In this place, on Saturday last, Capt; ARTHUR
Inthis vicinity,on Monday, Mr. ELIJAH SCOTT.
pout or unvjumm.
Schr. F. Micheison, Smith, St Lucia;
Schr. Priiladelpma, Casey, New York.
Schr. Lima, Learning, Philadelphia.
Schr. Select Darling, New Y
Schr. PerseverinScrtt, York.
Sloop translation, Jayne, New orW . ....
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