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THfi WaU OF : CONCILIATION IV
I The iWipatioi 9 front Washington, are
erf decisive, that the president ha be-
jU&Utisfied U at he can never sucked
iii lUerins a neaccTwiih Mexico, by
2 i -: J ; t1 I I n f . mt of the neopl e of that
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t Country that the war agninst that itUnn
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and in nothing h&3 there been grosser or
jmeanV of transportation,3 jand! a vol ime
L.:l. K fitl.rl wifK ltnil: At this mo-
:l - , -f- . . ..' 1.1
ment oaf levee is
Ions intended for
incumbered with wag
Gen. Taylor's army,
i gihlc 'thjngj tiieir government, hall je a
JJrOtraClieU Olir, i nn lura ui. i",-?
i farcical jond, ant could only have beeh!cn-
rendered in the minds of those who on
j Icivcd iUy the most singularly erroneous
if ;.timn!i'ftf thn Aiexiean character. T Bv
! )yhat falaliiy thb ; Administration was m
i daced to suipus(,"that, dilieiing so widely
njrom the people of "all other countries, the
I tit izehsrofi Mexico could be induced, al
ii tnosticir masse, io abandon their ownjllag,
j ndjo liail the approach of the invaders
! ns their liberators from an oppressive ty
! iatiny, we are at a loss to conceive. If
!! ilicr-I'rci ident and his ad visiers had paused
11 io consider the iflcct which would have
;! been (irdduced upon the people of the ,U. S,
:" jiadjrtii ijadingarmy fromG. Britain Jandr.
r-d-Upon our shores, proclaiming that: they
tamej td.NVage war, not against tnern, oui
nganist their Government, it seems to us
ihrit they would have been at once balis
ilccl of ho fallacy of the hope which they
Iseem'tO; Have i idulgedjin regard to the
Tinnuence of a s milar proceeding oh our
own part! towailds the Mexican Govern
incntanirbeoplel American citizens Vvould
deem! stjch an effort to separate therri from
the (ovjenmentj to which they owe! alle
iatnee, as.a degrading imputation upon
their 'patriotism and as an insult to. their
,undestadings,--l-and though, like the
Mexicans, they might conceal this fueling
Jit tho presence ,of a powerful enemy, they
jWoutd not be less prompt to assail him
Avherieyer a reverse of fortune should en-
able Ihem to .strike an effective blow. j
Sucll will be the! (ate of our army in (Mex-
jco. Furnished readily with such supplies
as theyj required, and as the Mexicans
Averej ahle to dispose of, at prices vvhich
all Recounts concur in representing as
most enormous, pur army will neverthe
jless fjinc should jthey meet vith a reverse
of fortujie. (which we' da not, however,
thinle at all probable.) a formidable and
J'crocjous enemy in their rear, whose seem
ing friendship, as all accounts novv con
cede,! is but a perfidious mask, which they
are eager io inrpw on. i ne iruin i,s, me
0 of Mexiqo, even those bordering
nearly on I the United States-can
fe be incorporated w ith the citizens of
this Couhtry Of distinct races, they are
still more widely separated by differences
of!rejigion and by their 'social habits and
customs ; and, so intense and enduring is
this (intagonism, of feeling, that even, if
the war shall be terminated by tnc an-
. ncxation to the iUnitetl States of all that
Iiortfon of the Northern Mexican States
)ordering upon the Hio Grande, from its
;sourj:e to its mouth, there will be almost
la univpsal exodus of the-Mauritarian
TaCO hi' whom1 it is nnw nrnnlMfh1 K
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tween iwhom and the Anglo Saxon, if!
there imj no actual antipathy, the points)!
assimilation are too fe w and feeble to ren
der" heir amalgamation possible.
l ,, B Jf,: we are digressing. A New Or
leans correspondent of tbe National Intel-
Jigencer relates the following anecdote,
for the purpose of showing the views and
expectations of our government wben the
var commenced :
if' JA feeld officer of the army, noiv with
GenJ,Taylor,toUl me, when passing through
here, that ho was in Washington l.-Tst
spring when the first news arrived of hos
tilitjes, and Congrtts adopted prompt mea-
sures-ior ttio war; he was conversinsr
with a prominent member of Conirress.
;the chairman of an important committee.
which brought him in constant anil confi
uential communication with the Govern-
ment, of which he was an ardent politi
I; caV supporter, and this otlicer w:ts -statin?
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I jhs views as to Ihe most ellectual plan fori
jirwtcuiing me war against Mexico; and
after he got through doing so, added that
: hlS'plan vvasj followed he thought the
-war mignt oe Drought to a close by Janu
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ry:;ncxT. " January r said the; chair
ing dai- after day with all their fixtures,
exposed to a sun which raises the tper
rTnrr.nfi.r trt tSO pfr ? nntl mtlleS" boUgbt
fin tfic Western country, arid brought here
lat a great expense, are being shipped Jy
I T r fi
i'ii.viU whipVi THOPlVt? S3.0C0 to oouuu
freight for the run down to the Brazos
Santiago, carrying tOOto 150 mules ekch;
many of which ,r.sh on
anu me "sun nsufe- , . . .
WHtit nf nrnnnr Care, a
r o . , ,r. nnd one nan ot those
bindpd will die from not being accl ma
h.A n., .,r Kps transports recently em-
furh..r 197 mules here and landed; 22;
!thp remainder died or were thrown Over
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board in a trale ; anu an inis done nen
far better, more serviceable and acclima
ted mules (fan be bought there at j 825
each. All this, however, is but a tjnerc
item in comparison with other arrange
t.i,i'h!ch doea not vet ccaae to teat irfkecor
dauce m& everything fatbrable iw the progress,
of human liberty Either he re or abroad. Cheery
GentlemeuJ ht siich a party Us lb? jjVVhi
parly, composed jof ijilelligentboneit, pafnotiq
and conscicntiouis men and masses of men,' it
is not to bo supposed or expected, thaton all
great questions of pqhlic interest and h Sub
ordinate divisiotis of those ; .questions,! that it
ihould be entirely uqanimous ; but experience
shows, that, without unanimity, a community of
fecit and a community of purpose, we cannot
bringhout a co-operation which; U tiecesfary
i.,u - otmn and result. There are impor.
tant tonics, on the ? x pediency of which gentle.
mJ, v,o,0 nrp.;nt. whom I hold high in my re-
iucu hviv r , ,
attempt at "any thing like architectural tr
compactness nnu precision consists m tour
tiers of buildings, whose fronts are isbaded
with a fringe of portuUs or corredores of
the1 rudest possible description. The stand
around the public square, and comprise
the Governor's house; the custom-house,
the barracks, the Casa Gonsisloricl of the
Alcaldes. the military chapel, beside sev
I shall snap at every opportunll youro wn bril
hoorerer. i M
; ! tripk the 5ew Ortetns Delta.
G. W.IC will not forget to
refute to pay i
your pen against t:
! LATER. :
Two Spies caogit and hon j at Camargo Col. Clark,
thd Ccmmaajant at Mattamoras, shot at Ciuiens
ordered to t armea. A ennrllr rid
! ha tn f" h a iVieDd. ;il.h"l.ha had gone to tie Fi
the inland expeditions to Svanta Fe, &c.
particularly connected With ; Loud cheers.
and on which they advocate a line i omy noi
apparent to me. Oihers may rely upon other
sources and look upon othr foundations and eth
er hopes for pur cou'nlry, hut I confess, sir, that
in this period of my poliiical life-r-now hot an
early one, I am full of the feeling that there is
one hope that can actuate good i men in this
country. I see that in the dar'.c and troubled
night that surrounds, us there, no star of hope
Wn'-th horizon, but in the intelligent, iitri-
ctic, united Whig1 party of the United. Stales.
pral nrivate residences, as well as most of following extract ot a letter written at Point Is
the shops of the American traders, !. ' . I abe outhe cfentng of the 10th inst :
Thn noniilntmn rf Npw1 Tin i
Springs, to spend
M n r) n M) a ft
xui H"""""" cv iiir,Aiv or i : t T n.r.tk.rhn rpsterdav 1)V th Mrtvim. pit. ... ,
most exclusively confined to towns and : r.- -.,t.ri.ui;ntnin.ariinn.hi.re I sensioiy ie uy t:
villages, the suburbs of which are genor-J which are dull. I have now an opportunity their return grati!
ally larms. JfciVcn most of the individual 0f fomUhinw tod wilh the newl received just fusing cheprfulnc-
raiichos and haciendas have .grown into noW from Matiamoras, which amounts to this. t;npss Tfrne A bef.
..:ii l . :.i:,rckl. 1 i.. . ji-n... 1.:- t !.;. I M"raa '.o
- . .. j: It t . . i . .. . tA t all of them, co;nn t
ior proieciion against iue marnuuing sav- i piace, it siaies .inat two fpica w.c anca.u ,
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FROM THE ARMY.
From the Hew Orleans Picayune.
We have letters from Cerralva quite as late
the (camp at Camargo and examined, their guilt they should miss t!
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II also stales nat a party o! Americans, wninnr ghgfcg such h3 tr,:
way from Camargo to Matamoras, were attack. , ' . , .!
ed by some Mexicans one American and six havc nad ,nf lal"
Mexicans killed. ; The news from Mattamoras as uiue, as an inuir
is, that Col. Clarke was shot at while sitting in as a whipped
Fl-om the Richmond Whig.
The Whiir State Convention has nominated
George N. Briggs and John Read, Esquires,
for re-election to the offices of Governoj and
Lieutenant Governor of that State.
We had annrehended, from the course pun
sued by the 'Boston Daily Whig, Boston (pbur
aer, and one or two other leading papers in that
S'.ate, which while eschewing Abolitionism,
have been recently more than ordinarily clam
orous on the subject of Slavery, that, in order
to ensure unanimity in the Whig ranks, the lar
ger portion of. the party would be compelled Id
make some new declaration on that subject, to
which recent events have imparted a fresh in
terest, and which must, at no very distant day,
be brought to a direct issue. For one, ws are
prepared to meet lhat issue, come when it may.
Devoted as we are q the Whig party, on broad
national grounds, we shall not the less prompt,
ly resist all interference with a purely Southern
question, be it attempted when oij by whpm it
may. While the resolutions adopted bv the
Massachusetts Convention do not go beyond the
ground assumed in the amendment proposed by
Wilmot, and sustained at the last session of
Congress by neatly every member, of both po
litical parties, from the non-slaveholding States,
we nevertheless deeply regret that it was adopt-
cd at all. It is true that they only declare that
they will oppose the extension of slavery and
its introduction into any new; territory hereafter
to be acquired, so far as they may do so consis
tently with their allegiance to the Constitution,
I and their duties as members of the confederacy.
Ii But why make even such a declaration ?! Do
they expect thereby to. conciliate Abolition sup
port ? Even if they could obtain it, they should
scorn a victory obtained by the aid of a (action
doubly dyed in fanaticism and treason. But
they will not obtain it. The Abolitionists will
have their own ticket in the field in Massachu
setts, as they had in Vermont and in Maine ;
and we are glad of it for who can touch pitch,
and not be defiled ? Towards them there is but
one course to pursue, if the Whig party Ok
the Union is to be preserved. Throw them
Gentlemen of lb e contention ! the; hour of
your separation has arrived, (criesol " Uo oo )
and I will not detain you. I rejoice with you
in the general -unanimity which has crowned
your proceedings. I partake in the happiness
you feel in the prospect of re-electing the tried
candidates for the Executive offices of the State,
whom you have I his daiy re-nominated; (cheers,)
and of maintaining the general supremacy of
whig policy in the commonwealth. I rejoice
with you in the hope of obtaining the power to
arrest whatever threatens to extend slavery, or
to mar the industrial pursuits of our people. I
rejoice with you in every anticipation ot success
and prosperity in which we are allowed to in
dulge, and I agree? with you in believing that
there, is riothing that can promote! the cause of
happiness and liberty, in the present state of
political affairs, but the firm maintenance of the
Whig principles which " Massachusetts has so
long sustained. (Loud cheers) gentlemen I
am thankful to you for every token of your kind
and respectful regard, and take leave of you by
sincerely wishing that the harmony of the Whig
patty, which has been evinced here :to-night,
may lead to its usual consummation great and
asj.apt. Murray would appear to have brought, bis rwm, and that it was ordered lhat all Mexi.
The first which we subjoin, from Mr. Kendall. ' ;vere to; bo deDrivcd of their arms, and
"ives all the details of the expedition of the U,, .hnnld either ,. nt nf ih r!tv r rnmi? tfc TTnitprl S Mrs
Rangers, and the second dated the 7th instant, into it without ,the written order of the comraaii. h..rY 11U bUi
indicates that Gen. Worth was medttai.ng an der if the posil In taking arms from the Mexi- ' - K "
attack upon the enemy, rather than expecting Cans,Uhey made' new discoveries of secreted drotn up tfcrplts Icr
THE CAPTURE OF SANTA FE.
The St. Louis Republican announces the
recent' arrival of an express at Fort sLeaven
worth from New Mexico, bringing tliQ gratify.
in news of the entrance of Gen. Kearney in
to Santa Fe without the firing of a gun ors any
opposition from the Mexicans whatever. This
occured on the 18th of August, and the entire
department was formally taken possession of in
the name of the United States. We have nei
ther time nor space to give in to-days's paper
the particulars, ,which are detailed at much
length in the Republicans.
It would seem that Governor Arjiijo had
actually four thousand men at his command, but
very badly armed; and that, though his troops
left for the place appointed as the tattle-ground.
when he got there a council of his officers was
called, and, much to his satisfaction," they re.
fused to fight. Very soon after this, Governor
Armijo turned Jus head towards Chihauhau,
followed by a few dragoons.
General Kearney, it was supposed, would
leave a force of two thousand men in Santa Fe,
and riiarch, in ajshort time, to California with
a like number, j ;
It appears by a letter in the Republican that,
after leaving Fort Bent, most of the ammuni
tion wagons of the artillery were forced to put
in oxen instead of the other animals ; that the
exen had also given out, and it was with great
fliffietiltv the, i.iph proceeded onward. Several
off, as lepers, whom it were contamination to j hundred horses and mules were left behind the
l man -in, reply with much astonishment;
I NVhysir, if we cannot close this War bv
;;yyt thc soonc we buy ofl' Mexico the
tjUetier.Hi " Wei , sir." said the officer, "ill
sucn are your expectations, the sooner Vou
; Degin to get 'the money ready to buy her
:j 7 ofT the betters ; t I 3
'. . ?,r?m tne saie letter we make the fol
I ' lowing interestinir extract, from Which thn
j :. ; 'cadcr will be enabled to form some, idea
ot the lolly of the. Administration in at-!
I ; , t?inPl,,1S lo carry on a- war of concilia-!
r,: 1 "tloj!t,!?n51 thpi immenie expenditure to
; iwhiclr h has .nfready M, and the amount
. of w hich, when1 the aggregate slialj be
Jurnmed up,will make the tak-paydrs open
' nrS5a Lven the buse of the Flor-
: 1 r:ar seem De thipwn Into the shade
i ; i . "f Mexican campaign has
fltll?!11 o douLt reach Mon-
H cr nu w, nu U city of non combit
1 ants, and tho obiect f "inmbat-
Hi jrthur advanced than at'SiaS
ke fomo of their seaports, but
r : that is of no material consequence as
, 1 Mexico has bul little commcrJ
i t lJat !? olny vantage to her,ai itisali
a ,J dne by; foreigners, and in jfbreigi, shins :
i uu as io tautng possesion of herfron ier
! ' intVna : L. 1 - I i
11 ' Vl ' .i 7 . r. . 1 u ? vtry acceptable i
-. T a uur army, oy Aneirs
immensn exnnditurenr UiJ .ull
j country by consuming f every thihg they!
L can -furnish, aU navinff four nrwi
eVery article. - sttHe mannef inwhicfc
he yar thus far has been condubted, ut
ttr tgnorancc, waste amI extravagance
have inltrked all the arrAnlLf
equently had h. correkponUinir ofiTrrt
touch. Treat them with contempt so long as
they merely speak treason, and while they touch
not the ark of our political covenant with initio,
ly hands. But whenever they shall attempt to
carry out their avowed purpose of effecting a
dissolution of the Union, as a means of effect
ing which we see Lloyd Garrison, Wright and
others uniting with congenial spirits in Great
Britain, to raise money for the purpose of " agi
tating " that topic here whenever they com
mence that work, let them be hung as htnrh as
The following resolutions on the subject of
slavery were adopted by the Massachusetts Con
I venlion much stronger and more offensive re
S solutions having first been submitted and fejeel
ted by a decisive majority
Resolved, Thai the whigs of Massachusetts
regard slavery as a great moral, political, and
social evil, and they therefore pledge themselves
to present as firm a front of opposition to the
institution of slavery,, as is consistent with our
allegiance to the constitution, an4 our duties as
members of the confederacy.
Resolved, That the whigs of Massachusetts
will continue to use all constitutional and pro.
per means to restrain thealready preponderat.
ing influence of slaveholding interests in live
national legislation, to defeat all measures cab
culated to uphold slavery and promote alLcon
stitutional measures for its overthrow, and will
oppose at all times, with uncompromising zeal
and fimn?ss, any farther addition of slavy-bold-ing
States to this Union, out of whatever terri
tory formed ; and that 4 hey "'ill in like manner
1 oppose all farther extension of the slavery f
the African race on this continent. If, under
; iuc ucniuiem ii i rovtoence, it shall Happen j
! that portions of this continent, not belonging to j
! the United States, shall be settled by the Saxon
race, let those settlers carry with them, w hie rev
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army, unable to follow.
The latest date is a letter of the 24th August,
which says : j
44 On to-morrow a body of troops will march
towards Albuquerque, to take possession of that
district. It is supposed that a detachment of
the army will also soon be sent to California.
The artillery under Major Clark is erecting
fortifications in front of the town. The two
companies under his command, commanded by
Captains Fischer and Weightman, it is gener
ally supposed, will be stationed here, Supported
by some other forces ; Major Clark comman
ding the garrison. These are the current re
ports, generally credited, although Gen. Kear
ney can hardly! know for certain how the ap
pearance of things may change, and what steps
may become necessary to ensure permanent
tranquillity in the province.
44 In conclusion, let me say that we have not
lost any men the artillery, nor have we
any sick at the present time ; thai we are
all as contented as we can possibly be.
and burning with impatience to hear from
our friends in St. Louis and our 1 brother
soldiers in the south." 4
S A 1ST A FE. M
This having become a place of .interest
in the public eye, since General Kearney's
expedition to it, we extract from Mr.
Gregg's 44 Commerce of the Prairies" a
description of the town and its neighbor
hood. Mr. Gregjr made several; trad ing
expeditions from Missouri to Santa Fe, and
became welljacquainted 'withj that place,
as well as with the intermediate country.
extract. M ;
44 Santa Fe, the capital of New Mexico,
is the only town of any importance in the
province. We sometimes find it written
Sinta Fe de San Franr.iscn. fflhlir Ffth
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j 7 isi. metr own tree jblood, ; ol St. Francis.) the latter being the patron
the blessings of free government and free in- m- tHt.lrv- T t Tr U .
stitutions for all, and chains and fetters for none
Correspondence of the New Orleans Picayune.
Cerralva, Sept. 6, 1846.
The two companies of Texas Rangers, under
Captains McCulloch and Gillespie, returned
last evening from a fecouting tour in the direc
tion of Monterey, and brought back m ire full
information of the enemy than has been hereto,
fore received. Capt. Meade, of the Topographs
cal Engineers, accompanied the Rangers, hav
ing been sent out by Gen. Worth, to examine
The party started from here on Friday after
noon, without pack mules or. baggage of any
kind, and with only three days provisions.
Before sundown, and at the foot of the moun
tains, a suspicious looking Mexican was caught.
IJe endeavored to escape by running, but on
finding lhat his horse was unable to carry him
off safely he turned at some cattle he saw by
tho roadside and pretended lhat he was a raca
ra, or a Cow-driver, and hunting an astray.
jrhis ruse, however, did not get him off, and a
great deal of information was finally extorted
from him by threats. He stated that Canales
was near Passa Gallos in considerable force,
and that there was a body of regular cavalry un
der Col. Carrasco in the neighborhood. As
Passa Gallos was a place they had been order
ed to examine the party hurried onward. The
road was exceedingly rough, full of loose rocks ;
and extremely hard upon the horses; yet this
did not in the least check the advance.
The small rancho of Passa Gallos, about thir
ty miles from this, was passed without an ac
cident, but an old fellow at one of the jacales
stated that two couriers or express riders, car.
rying news of the advance of the Texans, un
doubtedly had passed a short lime previous, go
ing ahead in hot haste. . A littie farther on, a
bout one o'clock in the morning, the advance
guard of the Rangers came suddenly upon the
pickets of the enemy, and although they gave
them a hard chase the fellows succeeded in get
ting off by taking to the chapporal. In the pur-
suit, however, one of them dropped his lance
a regular cavalry which was picked up and
It was now ascertained that the Rangers
were within but a short distance of the camp of
the Mexicans, and the latter had chosen a strong
position in an arroyo or dry gully from which
to defend themselves. They outnumbered the
Texans, too, in the ratio nearly eight to one,
having 500 rancheros at least under Canales,
and from 2 to 300 regular cavalry under Col.
Carrasco ; and under these circumstances there
was no other alternative left than to retire.
The Texans went about two or three miles on
the back track, where on finding a strong posi
tion they encamped for a few hours to rest their
jaded horses. An attack was certainly antici
pated, for the Mexican leaders must have known
the force of the Rangers; yet the morning
hours wore away and the sun rose without an
On first ascertaining the force of the Mexi
cans, from the prisoner who had been taken,
McCulloch sent back a note to Gen. YVoith.
This officer immediately despatched six com
panies of regular artillery and infantry on the
road, to sustain the Rangers in case ihey were
beaten back. They weie met on the return,
three or four leagues from here, and all came i
The route taken. by this scouting parly was
the right hand one to Monterey, passing Marin.
The left hand road, which goes through" Caid
ereyta, is thought to be the worse of the two
over the mountains, and the other will probably
be the, one taken by the army. Whether there
are any more troops on the route than those
encountered near Passa Gallos is not known,
but the appearance of these would indicate that
Arhpudias keeping a bright look out f r the
advance of the American army, and perhaps
with the intention of opposing its progress be
fore it reaches Monterey.
Gen. Smith's brigade came up this morning
from Santa Aguda, so that Gen. Worth now has
something like 1700 men under his command.
The residents there have been expecting an at
tack from their own leaders nightly, and hun
dreds have left the town for the ranchos in the
This place, or name of if, has all along been
spelled Seralvo. A Mexican says it is Cerral
vo, and signifies a white or early morning light
upon the mountains. The appearance of the
neighboring mountains, between daylight and
sunrise, is exceedingly magnificent.
G. W. K.
an3Xf all descriptions, as well as ammunition, vice. Those w
Evfry American in the rity i compelled to arm regular armV of t!
i i 1J 1. : : : j: : I b -4
, i. i i , . . , , . an opportunity ol i
ed the Mexicans -would perhap take advantage J . rr
of the apparent indifference of the Americans "iaui anj iuru, i
and regain Matamoras. hut if they make the at. tect thev may un. i ;
tempt, they will find their reception very warm Burke at thj M .
, . . , . i '
out not very pieasant.
'('he next newt from the army is looked for
by the otlicers here wub a great deal of inter.
est. as the accounts already received leave but
little doubt that ere this there hat been some
figHting. j Youm. ccc.
doubt not, wi
Large and h
THE CAROLINA WATCHMAN.
from the North.
season is opening
bftnjr lanre. Ui t
stock of Messrs. 13 r
we suppose p.ci.:
will speak far ll.
should be too lu:
waiting on custcr:
DCr The journal s correspondent inglo- tjwrze us !o le
riously backs out from the fulfilment on what they arc re r.
nis tnrear. io onng lorwara names nna their line of buii;.
specify charges against those whom he (act ror suck .jj,.
has been assailing, from his secure retreat. :s nbt,i,r
An open figrjt does not seem to please him.
He is, therefore unworthy of notice ; and
Salisbury, X. C,
FRIDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 9, 1846.
The Weatlicr h
after what follows, we shall not notice T' !"
, ? o- .u !!. u- l:. covered several
nim iuriner,;unie53 lie appears uvcr nis t
nrnnpr i rrnnl iir I .
C I..... 4 m... n ..
1 nere nas ueen, ana is yet, a very man
ifest disposition in certain quarters to in
jure the character and standing of the.
Presbyterian Church, in this Town, in con
nection with the subject of treating at the
last election. A great deal has been writ
ten and published here with this tenden
cy, as well as at Charlotte. This work Pe Rowan ton:
has been managed by the Locolocos alto
gether ; and as they set out with the de-
termination ol having their own way
about it right or wron, we have paid but
little attention to their effusions. It is due
to the Whigs, and to the Society mention-
inferior crop cf t
one farmer iii ten '.
half crop. I
vailed here to an c;
is abating to oni-
bushel of Pill
mel. Qui ni n e; and '
Pills Dreadful 1
A Grand Circ
exhibit in this To
We expect alter t
however, to state, that they every little iJoy a
. i.. i : i i I J
have been grossly .and variously slandered j tJjnrr some nt
ways const itutcs
The Match II
per, will certain!;.
stand, at thetp;
tears of the Turf
test, and requrst
is in fine order :
tion is favor J)!
realised provj ! i
home a begjz'ir.
i i -
! Wherever our language is hereafter to by sdo-
, i i . i i .i i r
Ken, our ntstory rememoerea, our example quo
ted, or our kindred acknowledged, there lejt uni
versal freedom and equal laws be proclaimed
l! to man." ! r '
44 Mr. Webster was not a member uf the
Convention, but, coming into the -Hall jujst he.
fore it adjourned, was called out, and made the
followinsr excellent remarks, from whirh it i
o . -
very evident that Tie did not concur in the; fore
44 Mr.Chairman and Fellow Citizens : Ideem
it a great piece of good fortune to he for a few
moments in n large a body of the Representa
tives of ihe Whigs of Massachusetts. Wher.
ever they are assmbloH. thA U n lA is
t liberty about them that J love to inhale. tjLoud
cneers.j ihere u an avowed attachment to
or tutelary saint. Like most of the towns
in this section of country, it occupies the
jlc ii.-.Li . -t. . , ou'l'
... 4 u.ww. ,u.rtll U,gC, ; hoJd near pa;Jsa Ual,)S. h wi,J b(J a difficult
wnose race u,as oeen extinct or a great matter, so wide awake and cautious are these
many years, j its situation is twelve or fif
teen miles east of the Rio del Norte, at the
western base of a snowclad mountain, up
on a beautiful stream of small mill-power
fellows, but no harm can be done if it falls.
The prisoner taken the other night by Mc
Culloch turns out to be a shrewed chap and one
of no considerable importance. He admits that
size, which ripples down in icy cascades, he was sent ahead to better himself in ihe way
. i ; ' .i . . - . ;' . i r u i i , i
"iu joins me; river som iweniy :mues to I uwsc uai u, uy leaving nis own
. I . mi " ' . . . ; .. J . I . C , . li .
the condition a id movements ad ihe :innution of eir fathers.
! i - i Ml T lsolll?eai:ni;i that warms a heart hot nbvr indeed Touthlub
the south west ward. The population of
the city itself but little exceeds three thou
sand, yet" including several surrounding
villages which are embraced in its corpo
rate jurisdiction, it amounts tp nearly six
thousand souts.' i
"TV4 s very irregularly laid 6kt
and mostof he streets are JittJel better
than; common hijrhvvars. traversmir scat-
u'fed settlements, which are interspersed
withj corn, fields' uearly "sufficSent ta sup-
and stealing one of our$ and also to collect
information in relation to the strength and po
sition of General Worth's camp. Canales will
probably wait some time for his return, for he
is fast enough here.
There is a rumor here nothing but a minor,
mind you that Santa is advancing upon Mon.
terey with 40,000 men. i I might give you a
column of other reports in circulation, but they,
of little moment and come from the most unre
liable sources Mexican mouths..' V'
I am; fearful, after this, lhat the chances. of
that Waras , heart ! the inhabitants withioniy ! sc to'w Os
by those hush-fighting scribblers. The
Whigs do not deny having treated. The
Democrats dare not. As to the part ta
ken in the matter bv Ruling Elders.
members of the church, &c, we shall sat
isfv ourselves by asserting that two-thirds
or more of the statements which have
been made to their prejudice, are false.
We had supposed that such of them as
have been alluded to, bv these revilers.
would have appeared in their own de
fence; but it seems they have not consid
ered the attack made upon them of suffi
cient importance coming in the form it has
-having no responsible source to re
gard it. Conscious of their own rectitude.
; they cnoose to let mose aiscover the truth, Mefancholn P,
who leei interested, rainer than proclaim house of Mri T
iKJr innnrrnrp. I '
And now let us here say, that this per- Friday evenir"
spptltion for it is the snirit of nrxrnf inn i ..,
r- ' r auouiinree year.
will mnt niilirfrl Iv dicannninf ife nurn . .
- : J --".fi'" nor in nossp ,
1 :.... I ;ll J ! , a I
aim : aim us auinor, win nna nis I a Dors ..a i .1
. I uiiuciaiiiuu ii.
resulting m the building up of those he struck down hv i !
seeks to tear down. t , M r. :
consuming the be !
child. The ricgro
escape from the !.
life, though she
burnt.- A littlq girl,
man, aged about
present, and escn;
man was noL at !
must have been L.
to his dwelling, v
before, he had b i ;
Henry C. Wir. Ir :
our county, was I
horse, (as is su;;
ning last. He f
of business in' the
re turned within :
where he was f :
I was riding a vcu;
in feeble hcals.i ;
as we learn, v
a few minutr i
dead, and was tl.
was broken ah - v
wtis n wound i i '
yound on ns f . .
posed was dor I
CC3 The hired conductor of the Char
lotte Jefiersonian, in a scurrilous article
against the ejders of the Presbyterian
Church, in this place, says, "We under
stand these federal pretenders to sanctity
anjd temperance regard our cfTorts to ex
pose their misdeeds as a wanton interfer
ence with their affairs."
Deceived soul ! W. rlnnV Vi.i;...
Cerralvo, Sept. 7, 1646. ife as much ... . - ff .
rom what I can gather, a plan is on foot to . . m .
surprise Canales and Carrasco in the stron2 . , "J mRunc wnose Pure yet leels
the cost of your acquaintance.
gain, he says' Well, so far as we
knjjw, Ave have no favors to ask of them,"
That is true j enough : you have long
since received full dues of kindness from
those you are now seeking to injure. You
ought not to ask' more. But think ye ac
counts are fully balanced ?
And yet again; : 44 So long as we can
wield a pen, we;shall continue to lash as
well as we can, the Smisdeeds of all such
miik-andjwater pretenders, See.
Ibarra for youj ! posterity, to remotest
generations will acknowledge their indebt
edness Jo your powerful pen. in reformi ng
the; immoralities jo( tpehage, as yveli as for