! t -
... 'M " . .'
- .v. T
- f St tftMiey sucb ;charges
t .jSihktAHSi Focos.lbey hate
6 is, S. i - ? . , a
;f!..f 'urtb Ca
i're were no nece-
, treacherous cbar
iha! fwe say to the
; i -wit
t iJot Federalism ains Gen'I.
.J C&ar6 -V -4 5; t ' , i , . - - ' ' ' ,
- i,- has bolted from the
extr acl'frora ad edito-
; pili 1 hal p-r
shire:. oft fairness,
. hi also: has bolied torn the
ei.pm.m ti Van Buren
f Iter receyp excepting wnere we
h: .L-f ir lAilrtaUon
.ntion E itifMacoh; (Ga.,) on the
- . -: . n t ie- t tl T Kf
i!oS!V CV Preaion were the
. u !Pini iriiittnortin? the substance
extort it. ;
to the sreal
B- ' .liiiV :nn"'ihii rnnd occasion, thev
' , i il.ur! Iimra hhm hill " III tlA
5 v iti.if ha(fie.j!i Several Lm Cabin"
. .. .irnKiKrwftrT of their L,ot L
"Jiea;i)u "ei Ti'rf o
- ' Peart of tit Hcri. 45. J; Andtrson -i-The
Danill-, Kjr., Rii3e uf ihe 15th sajs : The
Hun. S.'H, ..Anderson departed this lif?, at bis
.1 fi-i'. .
m l bf iraft taunting- hlrri a litil '''ki
geUato the raeof a Dedlamite.and 'threatened
cain j me; whenl I offered him' ta cane with
residence, near Lancaster, in Garr.rd rmint. "j !- ,. V y"-!1? wnai paj m tero
- - . . -j V I U i
Ky.; on laesdsv, the
1 1th ult. Daring his
illness which lasted several' months, he suffered
greatly,-, but was erer patient and submissive.
In Angcst last he was elected to Congres3 from
this District, and! during the short time he was
able to attend to the duties of hisoffice, he'won
the esteem and regard of his colleagues, by his
amiability of character,' gentlemanly deportment,
and transceodent! talents.
a. tmaU'polaloe war! tn which. thera was
more words spitted than Wood, and which I learn
since would hate been a Cue subject for the pen
cil ;of a lover of t he lodicrous, he singipgou l as he
went ofT,;Tory, Federalist. Murrellite!tfrc;,bi
"iu luciuca uf oaTioo gained tar Mmseir fame
and immortality. So ends jbe first chapter.
I come now to notice his statement, in which
he says he was attacked on his return & threat -ened
with a mobbing, &c; : this I pronounce a
bas,a. palpable falsehood, as Ac bejan (Ee sub
ject himself. on his return, and no other person
bad a word to say to him." which I heard, except
o 5urare him toco on :'tnt s for his nt-vin. if h
had any along;, he did not show bimself durin'
ouf icinay oaiue j and so far irom endeavoring
to force him t join in the 7 revelry, as he is
pleased to term it, I did not see him. on his re
toro I until he had passed the frightful Log cab
in nich by the way, l am told was not opehj
nor was there any' person about it) to thr dia
JS orlh Eastern Boundary. - The Globe says : called to me and not tn Aim, S ,h,a
We understand that Major James D. Graham, part bf hisfaUebood; J& far s regards bis in-
uiih Lieutenants' Lee and jTom, of the cor ds of) ttmatiun about his black wagoner and whip, had
- Comcio?i.From the manner in which the
statement of the Davidson j elect ion was made.
may ha v a been onderstood that we meant to
say that John flargrave was a.'candidacer We
now state that MrMlargrave was not a candi
date, nor was be bo considered at tbe election.4
ibf iodj.nuhe stand
efkerVdiferibarreT was pi
ieis posiUoliJ Notwithsiandt
wp imagine the
l'bors4ay last, and 1 hink
j ted liaer
:e hatftbccilQUite a
? L.iffL(rorrftheiP towing extrac" of a
,!..!j.rnf the It l!i inst. from aeen
LviHsM fChe great U auri
it f Hill" ; Mv'5"" ""J
faamW'ofrpP'cori'gregated in this
ouonled tu ii.Ojp the -.finest looking men
arf :t Ktft b eJfstfdts order occo r re d ,
.;..Kor anv drutiKen men to be seen in
,,ttl3 . buch Ian assembbge - of such
J neYer 5niet ,-iof of- Mason ; and - Dix
Jtvtharfffhly gratified to- find
T.-pographical. Enjioeers, have been ordered on
the survey of the doe north line of the North -eastern
Judge ToomerThas resigned his seat on
the Superior Conrt beijch. ,The cause is
ronttnned ill health . The Governor and
Council i will meet on (he ' 27tb to ' 11 the
vacancy, :s -'ik-X' 'r-' ' ' ' '
he shown bis face, I expect he would Vun truly
nave learned of what- materials -Muryen was
made. - Again, be saysv Wagouers, &c: should
be prepared to resent insults from the muV vni
ally assembled at the aforesaid ' Log-cabin :
Pray sir, how often' have yo passed Morven
since the building of tbe lug cabin. Woo speaji
asif you had passed daily Now, Messrs. Ed
itjiirsp the aforesaid Jogcabin had not been raised
mwo than two weeks before the Kouan Wag
oner passed, and he only saw it on going down
of the wreckiig sloop Key West, with his wife,
two jehildren and bis mother, retired. for the pur
P?"S of secreting ibem; in the privy ;-bnl poor
op fortunate people, they were soot draggelool,
and "Ir. Mutte aai wife were shot the mother
escabing; to the water, by w hicb she was saved
:bey then dashed out tbe brains of tbe two in
fants against the rocks, and left them with ibe
corpses of the parents. As the boose of Dr P.
was; burnt, bis body, must Lave been consumed
'J J lad about 12 years, btother of Mrs. E.
Smith, hid himself in the cistern of Mr. House
roanV bouse with carpenter named Blocks
me natter was savd. bm mmk knmi it,
lad perished in tbe flames. The onlv other oer
Key, at the time of ihe attack, hart,
wasf Mr, Otis, a carpenter he was wounded by
We ball, which has been extracted; and be is
doing well. At Tea Table Key, a U. S. Post,
about two miles and a half from Indian Key,
there were about 12 invalids, in charge of a
Doctor of the U. S. A. The rest of the detach -riet
of Marines nnder command of Lienl.Sloab,
battj left about 48 hours before, in the U, Si schr.
W4ve, for Cajpe Romano, to join the expedition
l'oa,'' ',?lbe everglade, onoer, command of
Lieut, jpouj'g ; M 'Lkogblin Nevertheless,! the
Doctor, o soon as be heard of the attack, with
fife: of bis invalids and Mr. (baseman, poshed
towards' the scene of action, with a barge in
vfth was mounted s gun, which they disebrg
ed;s oo.approachisg the place it recoiled land
went over board: The Indians left their plnn
der, and walked, as faTas they could in the wa
ter towards the boati , distributing themselves
and firing, by which . they wounded ooe of the
Doctor's men, and obliged him to haul off. j ,
j J't following persons Were on the Kev at the
attVkij Mr. Houseman and wife. Mr. Cha.
"v - ? " " 1 t ' " i" -O" "I"' "''
"Thcs8 whVm love cements iolioly fa:'.!.,
And tqnal transport free as Nature life.' ,
Vhat is the world to them, ,
Its pomp,'it3 pleasure and its nonsense a!!.
AVhoio each ether clasp whatever fair
Iligh fancy forms,and lavish heart 3 can ivish!"
l-y tTARRIED, : f ;
vOn Tuesday last; in ibef vicinity of this place,"
by the Rev. J. D: Lumsdn, ,Vr. Joseph Fed,
toAJiss.xiary jane, daughter of 3lr. John li.
THE COURT OF D&1TIL
- j , , : J . w n ." I - . - .e, tKi . vM.t
and on his return, arid tbeu would probably not 1 Howe, wife and 5 children. Dr. Perrine. wife
CP Don't fail to read that portion of Jlr.
Ogle's speech published in to day's paper.
1 MonvEKNtC Aug 25th, 1840.
Messrs. Pendleton & Brvher ;
I received from an unknown friend in Cheraw
a few days ago. the Western Carolinian of July you term Feds : according to my notions of rwli
the24tb, and in looking oyer its columns. I find ties you are one of that breedvi drgs; and how
nave seen it. but from the tact ut Lis stOomn?
hard by to liquor and feed. -.
f ile says ' this device was expresely designed
to catch wagoners. Not ao. oh ihou prophetic
spirit ! for if the love of Bachns and hard cider ;
coulo indole wagoners to worship log cabins, we
cejr til inly tbould have secured him. He says a
gain', that this shows what the Feds will do 1o
get into power. Pray M r. Wagoner ! who do
si mllentlemen j and only e, beg the use of youjj
I,aweeriiiiitt a better caose'tban Pse of vindicating myse f
under ihe head of Communications, a caution to
VVagoners, signed " A Rowan Wagoner," the
greater "part of which article, is such a total
misrepresentation of fads j and such " an entire
perversion of truth, that I, Jeel bound, by a sense
of justice to myself and regard for the character
of this place, to give it a slight notice: I there-
columns, for the, pur
long have you and yours been striving to get in
ti power, in vain however? and how much
longer will you have to be lookers on t for ft
sesros that your o'Vn party have not as yet
deigned to signalize you even with tbe crumbs
rm the Treasury tabled !
j In conclusion, Messrs Editors, let me observe
thai: but for the unprovoked appearance of this
and 3 children, -Mrs. E. Smith. child. brothar and
mother J no. Motte, wife and 3 children, Messrs.
Otis, Blocks and Glass, Carpenters. Mr. Good
hue.' eleik of Mr. Hoasemao, 8 men, crew of
wrecking sloop Key West, and some 10 br 12
negroes the latter all saved. Out of this bum
ber Mr. Motte, wife and 2 children, are destroy
ed, and Ur rernne and the brother of Mrs.
Smith, with all the booses, except ont of Mr.
Howe's. A boat in charge of Charles Stuart,
was immediately sent from this place with the
hews to Cape Florida, and 1 from this to Cape
Din.... .ilL .1.- I .1 !
iivwauc, vriiii tun uopra mil (uue ai ioe loo,
ans might be intercepted on their return. Charles
Stewart and one other man bad been a bunting,
and were iu the act of landing on Indian Kev.
wtieo they were warned by tbe yells of the sav
ages in time to make their escape.
& they v'e eh;32d ; to a - better caosetban
k IurW5 an io'difilBileralist of the Black
.xkii W to thetresidency 01 this gion
MWeoqao, juowever,i;oy ,any-
if '.tv L..i' aJ rfAfarfMlnflrl tVI f K -- T Attf i
tuttf- tj: piit;.our phQulders to , the w heel ,
iipossiblegwe- toea;, av aierioa ceieai in
ffe omitted lasi w?l) to- notice that Col. R:
Mi$ f elyb$oili'lwwU; which were
iioatia blantatiad open ion the 23rd uhimo.
who were prevent on the Occasion alluded to by j a jredress of grievances, 1 snould have paid no
A' ffufn VVa.nn.f Jr In ck:... I firrlhor allantinn In Ik. miliar hnr aKimlrl l.a
This' redoubtable ' Rowan Wagoner made I orl any other person, who kissed the black bottle
his appearance in this place, on - his way to jwlh 'he dignified grace he does ; and hai ta-
Uheraw, in company with a gentleman, by the done as much tor his cram, as bis bottle
name of Poindexter (I believe) from Rockingr jhajsjfor bis ace. he too, would have seen the
ham county, (who, by the way, I regard as a I: propriety of silence on . the subject. I here Is
gentleman) he fj poindexter.) bjQght some !h3wever, one word of advice I wish to give this
cider and invited the Rowan Wagoner to wgoner before parting, a'nd that is, so long as
drink : whereupon his Democratic highness be- he advocates the doctrine of caan payments and
ways leave lorly-ceni shm-
hn. be starts to marke', and
ic., cursing and abasing, with the apparent ma tuver and gold enough along to pay fpr
lignity of a devil incarnite. cider and ciderites. chickens and eggs, and not have to beg credit
as he is pleased to call them : and swore he iiuf uco u.ings unui nis return , irrm marsei,
kin. -So. we jridge, it a n j til e from the notices
01 tbe newspapers. Some of tbea of the reu
ny - wise order, think it. good rmiiter for a pun ,
and others; from whom something better miht
be expected, despatch it m the briefest manner
' Union of the Pacific and Atlantic Seas.
That the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will
soon be connected, a, ship canal Across
the isthmus of Panama, now seems certain.
Ad enterprising company in Paris, after tak
ing tbe necessary preliminary steps have sent
out a sbip well fieigbted with engineers,
laborers; tools, key and it bas probably by
this time, arrived at the mouth of" tbe Cha
gres, ready to commence, active operation.
The estimate 13, that there are about nine
thousand persons per annum, passing
and repassing, in , connexion . with tbe
western part of South America. It must
be evident that the number will be greatly
increased when tbe time of transit shall te
reduced, more than one balf tbe facilities la ibis County .mi in 27th uli-.JJj sen
of travel augmented, and lb 0 expenses les- of William Fulls r 8!red about 4 vears.v
seoerf. - .V. O. Bullet in. - , . I In Uis Cooniy or ibeiGib uhimo. Saroi.
daughter of John; Cuogheoou;, ; Eqr ; aed a
bout 5 years. " ' .f t;f .j u "
In this County,' on the Stsi' oltv.Vr. J:rer
A?mail bag was found on Wednesday I CoieoTi.aged between SO and. 60 years. Mr.
last, at tbe foot of one of the piers of tbe! Cowsn was a Worthy and respectablo citizan.
Rail Road bridge across the Roanoke, with y ?. iufaRt
several heavy stones in it. Fragments oft i!-.n. ni....-.L.AD.L 1 -
letters were in the bag, a number of them of Mr Jobn;rn)Utmao,a.d about 12 years, t
having evidently contained inoney. They In this County, on the 26ih uit., after a very
were . mostly from . Louisiana. Mississippi, tedious illness, Mrs. Jane f aille nooszi t of llr .
Alabama and Ueorcta. Those from Louis-1 waniei vaooie, agea aooui 30 jears.
All pass this gate in one promiscuous crowd,
" The grave, the gay, 1 ! humble.and the proud;
The rich, tbe poor, tbe ignoractthe wise
Tis neutral ground whence aU dis'tnciion f ;cs.
iana were Post-marked July 31 ; from Ala.
August 5tb; and some Irom Augusta, Ga.t
Post-marked Aogust lltb. There was "one
letter ; in French, date not' discovernble,
which had enclosed in it a fifty dollar U S.;
Bank bill. Another, had a . list pi subscri
bers, with' money enclosed, for tbe Madiso
nian, and another with a like list, and mo
ney enclosed for the Globe. The frag
ments WPrft (Tathpr.l ,m-nnt mmr, nn In (li.
rt p Ft rT M"w r" ondcr;son of Daniel anNar.cy Sn.ith,acd a
General t oat office Tipnartmont t IVt.dmn .1 . . . , . "ovt
. r rr-..-.. . ouoi 0 years. v ;
m m : - a ..."
Mre. uanoierias ielta husband ;and 8 or 10
small children to mourn her loss. Her childien
are oow about the right age to receive scch ira
presstons as affaffeitionate'andirtnocs pant"
might teach.'. Bui" the,. Lord gave and lha
Lord haih taken axvay blessed be the canse
of ihe Lord'? He will do right In 'all thd
earth. Commwiicaltds v v ?
In Cabarrus County,' on the SOth' clt .3.
Calharihe Beavertzei about C5 years.
In this County, oXthe 2JJ oil., Rvfus Jllcx-
iaaira fsr;...ifjt; priMenl all the netgh came.so incensed, that hd instantly began a tirade jhfd money, to alw
j!inoa;Ianteri of Billingsgate' abuse ojf jhard-etder, Harrieob. phsiers ai borne, w I
pVecalI thMeadersrattention to an ar
ip la cay's oaper bead5d,L6co v ocoism Un-
jit ;msy tireii be seen what are the
rat measures ITanBuren has Kin reset ve to be
.(iil'fhetA'ibericlpplejjin the event he
ecliWaud icf-jWhich the aub- i rea.au ry is
a ejotefir WepeJlThe reader may obtain
idjw of the priucliiles and objects now acted
intended tor f( secretly) by the present liquor sick stomach : under a shade, opposite or
as well as others, f 'jRow0 Wag. ner" before the public, seeking J INFAMOUS ATTEMPT AT HOMICIDE.
On thursdav last, says the Philadelobia U-
nited States G&zette, a large number oj sen-
tlemen left this city for Trenton, to be pres
ent at the great Whig meeting in that city.
The number was so great that extra - cars
were started, with a view of taking the pas
sengers up with tbe New. York. cars, and
hrmg tnem back at eight o'clock, before toe
Pilot line came down. By some'misunder
standing, the ariangements were not com-
at Trenton, and tbe Wbigs of this
ciiy, and the lower counties of New Jersey,
mounting to near six nundred. were detain
ed, to come down with and ? after the New
Yprk passengers, tbe extra train following
the mot train. When the Y not train was
about three miles above Frankford, lit ran
and that too of Itidies, and finally Mail to call
and cash their bill, as it said e did.
i . AN ANSON..FARMER.
would not taste a drop to! save us from h I : but
celled for bis beloved black bottle, which con
tained a little of the Lo foco jollification drops,
with which he surchargetl hir royal highness
stomach in good style." 1 He then proposed bet
ting on the election, d figured pretty lusvijj fjrom Vie Charleston Courier, of August 20; I Violently -into a targe burthen car, standing
lily as a politician oi wie ;nii,e gijg-auuj uiuei.
Alter reaoing a nine irpm nis lavorue piiui,u:
which he is permitted to appear, he went on a
few hundred sards further, where his go-bov
had procured some eggs and chickens for his AND THE INHABITANTS BUTCHER
V V j.
DREADFUL NEWS FROM FLORIDA.
1 IJYDblJr KEY DES TR O VED,
vrkli ofjihh;Iatty Van is Chief.
uwtljie iflection tbok- place in this
last Tueslf; for Governor and "other
five members to
tlgceri, raemlierls of Congress and
c?iess. ' I iro oti Uiei 1'aMe delegation
. i.-- t. -.; - ;: ;- 4.f-:.'- s ? .- -
wpandnfifes fofl3oerB6r-are Silas H Jen
( vVblff.Vlhn rtfpni inpnmlwnr unit Ptiil
m 1 'r- mm mm mm mmrmj
near wntcn, stanas ine onnive iog caoin,
(that terror of Van Buren Imen, where I cordi
ally inviud htm, as well as tbe rest of his com
pany, n a fnenidly manner, to unite with me in
a drink of hard-cider, not -designing any offence
whatever: his travelling companions accepted
the invitation and joined
! ii ED BY THE INDIANS! !
I i ....
: Again it becomes; our melancholy duty to re
cord the cold blooded butchery of men, women
and children, by the sanguinary Seminoles.--
Again has the treacherous savages bathed their
on tbe track. A terrible concussion ensued
and the burthen car was knocked to pieces.
The train was run off the track, - one pas
sender knocked out of the car, and the lives
of almost every other were greatly perilled,
tine ourtnen car tnus Diacea on ine tracK.
must have been dragged over a mile to reach
the railroad, which could scarcely have been
done with fewer than twelyp
and there can be no dor,'
: Some light on the subject. . gentle
man informs us that he was a few days ago
on the banks of tbe Roanoke river, and dis
covered amongthe rocks a quantity of
newspapers. On examination they proved
to be numbers of tbe Log Cabin Advocate,
of different dates, with the nam .of direc
tion torn ojf. borne ol them were dated
tbe-fourth vf July. There was a wrapper
of brown paper found also, marked Halifax.
Undoubtedly they were taken out of the
newspaper mails (which are not locked, but
only tied up,) and thrown into the river by
design. WiL- Chron. l
J& curious fact. The elections .in Ala
bama occurred on tbe third of present month.
On the 20th there were a number of coun
ties not heard from in Wilmington. On
that day we had intelligence from London,
via Halifax, (Nova Scotia,) and Boston, of
the third, tbe same day on wbicb tbe elec
tions of Alabama toolr place. Alabama is
four hundred miles distant, and London
lour thousand FFil. Ctron.
. A u . l- - - j . I ..: j :
luiuau, i iv a ouu cuaiuih" hiuir, iiiii urru III ll u- I ' r . t . m .is
Si r w I In. n.rn.lrtrtra r I.V
us. but the celebrated nian blood, burning bouses aud destroying pro- f'1 ' . . r $
3bij.) the )senj incun
m,:jr..i. (l;,,tfo Foco.)
us year was t2,S3l .
. Jenison's ma-
e.-(ri tis itailhe election takes place
uesday. j Sfttej officers,: inoinbeis of the
lure, aneifftt iaemberi of Congress are
'wcied, ; QFtjfe present Congressional del
Mtberearebiit two Whigs. .'
I -- If . 1 - "T . -
"e csndidatessfor Governor are John Fair-
at- j r atrfiekl's majority lastyear. was over
Hnd tjb$ Loci Fk:p majority at the Presi-
ccuob Jc iiSSGwas 7,751. .
Je Roe lilahd Eleciion has result-
?r asjiiiar fcemin aVhig gain. In
tice ; and .sttaa. bther towns the Locos
I Ccrrcs JYat Int.
Loco foco Rowan Wagoner,' true to the lory
cause, modestly declined!: modestly did I say !,
stop, Messrs. Editors! fcould you have been pre j
sent, pencil in band, you might have obtained.
materials enough, to have; added, at least, ten
more pages to the modern lory curse book : for
he first made a broad sweep at hard-cider, Lgf
cabins and Harrison : jiben proposed betting
largely on elections., and finally closed with a
stream of low, coarse, abuse of myself personal j
ly. which I would have resented, but from a con!
p:y, and been allowed deliberately 10 retire jo P'od"" the injury to t
security to their fastnesses, to prepare for anoib- I Vbig delegates, as that w-
er! attack on the defenceless, inhabitants of Ffori I menls. to precede the oh;j
daj, whenever a favorable opportunity shall offer Jlold that, in order to sece
these scenes may, and propably will, be reitera
tfjl lime and again, unless some more energetic
measures are aooptrd to drive tnem irom tne
Territory ,or ibe inhabitants flee from their hom
and country, leaving the Indians in undisputei
irri i . hi: t . j . i
a ne intelligence oi vni? rausi aisasirous ox cui
sideration of how often he had kissed his dearly ience was brought to this port by Capt. Kenyon,
beloved black-bottle that morning. Here we ofi.tne scbr. Vicioria. arrived a; quarantine ye
'2 ConVKlioh ias hld at-1 'Nash villa
I 2afc'si'r i-li'-rJ u vi,;.i.
;IIon.lIenrt Clavl Judge Hopkins.
parted, he for Cheraw and I for home, he curs!
mg me and the whole place, in a style fairly
representing his breeding;: and I onering to bet
him a small sum that he could not snow the
company one thousand idoiiars, me amouni ne
proposed betting on the election, and ,
What next the hero of our tale befell,
How long he cursed, how hot, how Well; .
How strangely he purso'd his course, .
And drank his gin, and! beat his horsey
My willing pen shall tell.'
After making a pretty liberal display of his chol
eric temperatreoi in Cheiraw, as I have been
credibly informed, he setj out a?ain for North
Carolina, big with the late of nations,' and on
his return called at the same place to liquor and
feed : he is said there to jhave inquired for me,
and having been informed that I was from home.
began boasting of what ihe would have done had ,1
I been at home, and one red htm ine same in
5 -J a mr-m m. m m WW a
ternay, Irom &ey vvest. He states thai a
wrecking vessel arrived at Key West from In
dian Key, 7ih inst., with a fe of thesorvivers
; who stated that a number of Indians in their
cahues, attacked lodian Key, on the night of the
5th inst. and after murdeiing part of tbe inbao
i tan is, and filling their canoes with plunder,
butnt the whole settlement, consisting of about
3d houses, dwellings and stores. The Indians
remained until nuou on the following day, when
t bey left lor the main, l he survivors were con
cealed during this time under a wharf, and left
mischief, injury had been done to the: rails
on tbe budge near Frankford. We bear
that a liberal reward is offered for tbe ap
prehension of the wretches who could de
hberately contrive a mischief so extensive as
must have been expected to follow such a
a concussion as was prepared for. J
From the St. Louis Gazette.
We last night paid a visit to air. Koch's mas-.
iodon and only regret that his skeleton cannot
be accommodated with lodgings better suited to
his enormoos dimensions. He is now in a glass
case a boot nine feet high, and fifteen long. The
pones are all exhibited, enwrely in their proper
Connection. I be bones of tbe legs and thighs
immediately alter the Indians departed tor Key J '.n lfaeir proper position, as also the terrific
West. - I looking oeao ana jaws, ine verieorae are.
ilThe following letter from our attentive corres however, in three separate places, each, inelu-
liftideni at Kev Wesi. oifes some additional aing me tan, aooot ten teet long, ihe entire
TO THE WHIGS OF N. CAROLINA.
iry It is the wish of the W bVgs in mar.y
parts of tbe State that a Convention shoulJ bo
held in this place on the 5th of October ncx: ;
Believing this suggestion to have met iviih
genera! appiobat ion. we hereby announce in
half of the Whig Parly of North Carolina. ttat
there u?i he a JVhig State Convention lidd in
ihe City of Raleigh on the 5lh of . October next
the day on which was achieved nbe victory cf
tbe Thames, when the friends of Harrison and
Reform" thtooghoat the Slate will be expectf i!
to ba re presented .either in person or. by delegates.
Whigs of North Carolina t Your Country ex
pects every man to do his duty !
. CHA'S MANLY,
, ; . ;'J..H. BRYAN.
: . ' GEO. W, HAVWfyD,
t JAS. IREDELL. , .
' . H W .MILLER,
w. iu battle:
JOEL H. JENKINS; 4 JAMES BILES,
beg leave to give notice that they hare suc-
anciet injunction; and if tbe propensity for eeeded Mr. Thomas L Cowan in the Mercantile
44 If anv be merry, let him sing." is
&usic be sny sign of good humor, then are
the Wbigs of tbe United States, at this aus
picious moment, ancLm view of the splen
did prospect before them, the most j happy
hearted beings in the Universe. For the
Press, in every section of our land, smiles
and sparkles with the rich and humorou?
effusions of Whig Songsters and ballad wri
ters of all grades, from the polished Poet of
the classic retreat, to the humbler, but e
qually patriotic and ardent lyrist of the far
off prairie and forest. No doubt, there
was truth in the Anecdote told by the 'New
Orleans Picayune1 respecting a backwoods
man just landed from up-yonder.' " An
acquaintance enquired about all tbe folks
at home. "All Harrison men," was the re-
business, and have taken the stand lately occu
pied by him, where they offer for sale" the-Stock-of
G ioda recently owned by Vr. C, to which
they intend soon to add a very general assortment
of Dry Goods, Groceries, &c , from the North.
THOMAS L. COVVAN, having rentel 1 !j
Store to Jenkins & Biles, who succeed him
in the 3iercantile business, respectfully rf qnpsU
all who are indebted to him to call and seulo
their accounts, and if they cannot pay tie money,
give a note. He may be found at the Counting
Room of Jenkins fit Biles. . r
Salisbury, Sept. 4, 1340. . Ct
nth on's Series cf Classical
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tRST Lessons in Latin, first Lessons in
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ply. ' Well, areyou ene?" To be sure." goage ; a System of Grefk Prossody ; Caesar's
Then sing us a song. Rat. Reg.
As struts the peacock with his head erect
and his many-colored tail flaunting in the
rays ol the sun, so strutted, a few days ago,
the loco-foco party of Louisiana. As slinks
the half drowned peacock to the first covert
after a hard rain, with head alt drooping
and tail all bedragled in the mud, so slinks
tbe loco-foco party of Louisiana since the
passage of tbe late Tippecanoe thunder
storm over that State. Prentice.
Commentaries on tbe Gallic War ; Sallust'a
Jogwithine War, with Engraved Notes j Se
lect Orations of Cicero, with Engravings, &.c;
Works of Horace, with Nuies,$c.; Jacob's Greek
Reader, with Notes, Critical, and a Clascal
Dictionary, wiih Notes explanatory, in 1 Vol.
Royal 8 vo. (nearly ready.) '
The above valuable Works are for naTe atths
North Carolina Book Store, by - '
TURNER & HUGHES.
Raleigh, Ag. 28. 1840 U6
I':. ' i i
A"1 Mr lUnderivood of Kentucky, Mr. suit, as he termed n, that had a day or two
'Kfnnrfit5ne ot -Ohio, Mr Ho- before; but finding a drunken, straggling free
'. f vtmr ieei hrfs have heretofore raised facts 1 have learned since, or n uiign u
M,it-' "- -.-r. iky - - i . -
, Hrfect larojonli good order, and
tiiil : l-7?r if .S? ,PT" : I be found rna s It MP on mv BtCPS
.kS6 4f by the delegntions, xa, fcnow nt which, just haying got home, his
. . f itri nuinflrons. nearlv every State val :n ih fivhiina eause. however, began to
the muUitude. . f(ir hnmp. threatening tu cow-hide or horse
1 4 -i ' - ,- - i er .1 . ' . . m , , ... I.: .W
iatJ to nave passeu on just whin me. II I said any; ining iouiuj, itrB ic
used facis 1 have learned since, or u migm noi naie,
good gene si well with our j Rowan Wagoner' as itj
A didjbut on coming upj against where 1 reside
be found me silting on my steps or in my piaz-j
unesboro' Whig; who was
ni m n u a
tr uuIf the jfjbnv ei tion, w e ea n only
laa) ubltely declared - in his
ti!iu 'iwii. mi the Baltimore cbnven
. ''i sni In! J
that he had been at manr
V,!i. : iH v a Xi . . .
Vz, " Aeruig-fco4ii m point ot numbers
T4'i;)f'ioni.l nd. splendors that the
CWlif excelled any thing he
ui ?--iu uitji oy a. moti tremendous
give way as he approached, and when be came
up in speaking distance he began conversing
When we talked the affair over, and he agreed;
as alsu myself.'.to refer the case to his company
lor.oecision : and whoever tnev renorieu ,a
length of the animal is thirty feet his1 height
fifteen led. It we recollect that the bulkiest
animal known ihe elephant is only nine feet
high, and about til teen feet long, we shall get
at some idea of tbe enormous proportions of this
t Dr Corner, well known as one of the most
distinguished anatomists, if we mistake not, in
Philadelphia, has been.wjjhin a few days
frequent visitor at Mr. Koch's rooms, and bas
examined with a great deal of care the numer-
una remains on exniomon there, tie is. it we
are rightly informed, of opinion that Mr. Koch
has succeeded in bringing tu light a specimen of
the i etracaulodon. of Godman a species whose
existence was doubted at the time when that
not proceeded many mites when they encoon- distinguished naturalist announced it.
tered thewiecking schr Gen. Washington di- Dr. Horner has been greatly interested by the I
reel from Indian Key whose captain informed verieorae oi the animal which most in soma-
tpem, that it was not necessary for them to pro- ny respects have iesmbled tbe human, and
ceed fuitber, as all of the houses, except one, which Mr. Koch has taken tbe liberty to desig
owned by Mr. Charles Howe, Inspector of Cos- nate as a giant fourteen feet higb. It it be tbe
particulars of this horrible massacre :
Ij . Kev West, August, 1840
Dear Sirs: We wereahnned on the morning
of the Sih instant, by the arrival here bf a great
part of the inhabitants of Key Varus liicy
had left their homes in consequence i:f ibe arri
val of a small boat with some negroes from In
diari Key, on' the morning of the 7th who re
ported that a number of Indians had landed oh
Indian Key, immediately after the! moon had
gdi.e down, they .think from 100 to 150 in num
ber, that morning, and bad murdered all uf its
inhabitants, and burnt their houses. A party
from this immediately went on board of tbe
wrecking Sloop Vevilia, and started.: They bad
wron. was. ov agreement, to treat when the tms, were destroyed and that tbe Indiana hd spinal column of a roan, he most have been at
eebiiitdings were struck !
ij,' 74,t but no material damage was
company come bp. the! decision was (as I thinkj
that both 'were somewnat in fault; put that no
insult had been offered' him which would justU
fy'ihe abusive language bf Ihe dayVor two bej
fote ; this being dooe he, together with the rest
of bis company, caioef jin and joined me in a
drink, not of hard cider J but of old Rye, which
, - im . "i :. I-.
gave one more nasn lo nis aireaoy scanet-co-
m m a Mai A aa. I V . . m m. . m .
leu the island aoout iuo ciock a. w.or the 7 in, least lourieen leet high. And it there were
taxen away an tney wanted, in tne boats belong giants in mose days it is no more than we
irW to the Key It appears, so soon as the a I have read of. We presume, however, that the
llrui was given by the yells of the Indians, Mr. 1 bones in quest ion are very equivocal guide in this
Houseman and wile, and Mr Howe, wife and I case, vi e cannot close this statement, without
five children, were successful in making their I expressing our surprise that Mr. Koch's rich ad-
eicape, and went to Tea Table Key, which is ditioos to tb tlPauna of this country have exci-
That unblushing British Tory.-and
Hessian trooper in the service of the Ad
ministration, tbe Eeitor of the Standard,
Dr. James 6r. JVoniacI:.
AVING located ' himself pcrmanenily io
the Town of Salisbury, lenders hi3 servi
ces to its Citizens anJ the adjacent country, in
all the various branches of his Profession, Ilo
can be found at his office on maio Street or.o
calls James T -Morehead, William Doak, door below the i ffice of -the W'cstein Carulit iiu
George C. Mendenhall, and araes Bran-
nock, British Whigs. And not only to
these, but he applies thit bitterly reproach
ful term to every opponent of Mr. Van Bu-
e w 9 w
rens administration, in the Slate, who have
the copfidence oj the people ! Go it, brave
old Hessian ? thou art but doing thy own
work Greensborough Patriot.
lone 26. 1840 ly
Dr. LEANDER KILLIA
RESPECTFULLY offers his professional
services to the cjiizens of Salisbury and
surrounding country- His Office is in Mr.
West's new brick building, neany opposite j,
and W. Murptiy's store.
August 30, 1839 tf5 t
The End of Time. That bald crowned, cra
zy fellow, who goes about The streets, with bis
hat in hand, proclaiming himself inspired, stood
upon the curb stone opposite our office yesterday,
and exclaimed three times, This is the end of
Time ." So eternity arrived in New Orleans
yesterday. Our prophet is ahead of Mr. Miller,
and Mr. Miller isbfhird lhe lime. JY. Y- Pie-
DR. K. T. II1SMUKEG.
XX AS located at Col. Divid Ramsay's, Oakly
XJL Grove, Iredell co N. Upland respect I j I-
about one mile and a half.
"? uEXDERsoN, : has been an-
masteii at:C)ncord.'N: Cririn
' pofge Kluus. deceased
. : 6-" M- :
counlenane: we; -tnen parted in apparent ahd three children remained in
dsbirV and ' he went on bis way rejoiciogi short lime, when tbe Doctor w
after which be returned, appaienlly to me. and spoke to the Indians in S;
wiihflui anv obvious cause, when I, good-humor
edly, beffan to laont biro on the subject of his
politics fand here;' -Mfessrs Editors, I should not
have taken such privileges with him, but from
the fact or being formerly acquainted with htm
before his dear bottle had monopolized bis affec
tions and estranOAd his reason, when I QSed to re-
fi:;iajniuuas bot as I remarked, J
- - IK-
v -St i -
Dr. Perrine;! wife
their boose for a
went to the Cupola
Spanish -bat it is
Supposed thty then shot biro, for he was not
again seen. "His lady, with her two daogh
ters and son retreated to the Cattle Csawl
near the hoos. watched theii opportunity, and
while the. Indians were plundering, started in a
blat for an old hulk, lying aoout two hundred
yards from the Key, where they temained until
day light, when they were taken away by a
ted so little interest at the east. Thai gentle
than, by bis indefatigable researches, his contri
buted more toward clearing op doubtful points,
connected with the subject of fossil remains, than
almost any other living man in the coontry
Doubtless. Cuvier, if he were now on the stage,
and apprised of Mr. Koch" labors aud; enthusi
asm, would not have been ioaeosible to either.
Bui his recent rare and rich discoveries make a
Hon. CHARLES OGLE has been unan
imously nominated for re-election to Con
gress by tbe Tippecanoe Boys of Bedford.
Somerset and Cambria Counties, Pennsyl
vania. The thouaand-dollar mirrors in tbe
White House doubtless gave back a very
disagreeable reflection when tbe news reach
ed Washington. Mr Ogle received a ma
jority of 949 on a full vote in 1 838 ; if we
are not . greatly mistaken, his majority will
be still larger in 1840.
England and Cldna Ttie Tea Tradc.By
the-toueof the English paper -on tbe China
bout as Utile impression on all the learned sen- ' question, the idea is strengthened that the ohi-
sibilities of our eastern savans. as if thev bad i mate subjection of tbe Chinese is the object arm-
been tne remaics ot sme stray pooile Or grtmal- Cd at by threat uniare. xttc-ti ian.
ly lenders his services to the public, in the va
rious departments of his profession.
January 10, lS40-tf24 i j
HAVING removed his Office to. the.' se
cond door ol Sir Cowan's Bricks row (for
merly occupied by Dr A- Smith) nearly
opposite M. Brown's Store, politely tenders
bis professional services to the public.
ouantu o rrcm iieu
t a superior article.
Also, a few bushelsof OncniBD Gniss Seeu.
The above Seeds are for sale at ihe N. C
Book Store by 1 URNER St HUGHES.
Raleigh, Feb. 7, 1840. I .
We shall receive iu a few.ilayai 'he follow mg
Grass Seeds;. Luccrtf, WhUci Clever, Blue
Grass. &e. .UT. fit H.