V - , Salisbury, If. Ci
THURSDAY EVRNING, OCTOBER IT, 1849.
Til' 'CAROLINA -WAT ClMAN. 1
i . . M i '
BRUNEI & JAMES,
Editors $ Proprietors. -
Keep a checx upox all yovr
DO THIS, AXD LlBETT IS SAFE."
VOLUME V.-LnUMBEU 21.
SALISBURY, N. C, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1848.
JENERAI, ZACIIARY TAYLOR,
their armor for the great battle on the 7th ' the form of our Government.
1 FOR VICE TRIDENT,
OF NEW YORK.
Ptrr. No. 1 KEN NET I i RAYNER.
2 EDWARD BTANLY.
3 IIENRY W. MILLER.
4 W. II. WASHINGTON.
7 JOHN k'ERR.
9 JAMES W. OSBORNE.
10 TODUf R. CALDWELL.
11 JOHN BAXTER.
THE WHIGS AND THE WAR.
Our readers, we are sure, will be astonished.
if any thing from that quarter can astonish them,
November. I were the motives which influenced Mil-
Resolutrons u-pre nassp.d dfPrmimnT i n lrd Fillmore, is evinced by a fact care-
attend the Mass Meeting at Rocky River tepJJrZ.ieW hS . h,S det,ract0,:s' ! b ,he following remarks of the government
... .1. . . mai xur. r nimore aia every ming in organ :
on the 14th, aivl ftalisbury on the 25th.- his pmver to deny tQ Giddings an oppor.
omims arm animaieu speecnes were tunity ot making a speech in his own de
made by Messrs
Scott, of the Club
Charlotte,, who ha
vorfd usjwith a pointed speech, conclud
Whigs sustain the war ! Some patriotic.
honest whigs did enter the service of their conn-
From the National Intelligencer.
A FALSE CHARGE DISPROVED.
It is not an easy matter to prove a negative.
Hut a false and absurd imputation on General
Taylor, renewed at this moment, after being
more than a year ago fjllv eiamined and re-
j fated in this paper, we have it in our power.
i A 1 t mm . .
. Uarringer, Loner and lence, tor having presented the obnoxious i "ucn cauea on, went 10 -Mexico, ana tought upon trie testimony ot the Administration itself.
; and Mai Youn of resolutions. An extract from the journals I weu nul now w when they returned 7 , ny whose Inends it is now revived, utieily to
nnnprl ffl hp nr.nK f, wil1 sufficiently sustain this fact, and make j "umrous (it not in all) cases they renounc. demolish. c had the charge preferred in the
win iiru iu uc ijn M.nr, I1 .mi . y. . i . . . !ed their rnnnntiAn with t h ivkirr
inilisf irf nf T nnnfnnn nmcc
. in-, with happy anecdote illustrative of Extract from (he Journal of ihe Houge of Re.
Air. Cass position towards the South, ! presentatices, 2d session 27th Congress,
! which was loudly cheered. Several of the ! March 22i, 1842, page 573 '
! centlemcn tickled the demoeraov in thP "Pending the motion of Mr. Weller, for the
htCllOIl, Tuesday (lay Of AOVCniber. short ribs with their old friend Martin nnt Previous question, Mr. Giddings inquired of the
j7 We rr nuthriz il to nnnomVp SAvrF.r. (lAiTirr.R,
0f l)viilHon county, ns n Candidate for the ofiice
i tir Grnefal if the 1th Division of North Cnroli-
ijih'.iiia, vacated by the resignation of Maj. CJcnerol
O U R T 0 W N
Wrsents quite a business appear tic;-
The McrchalM are receiving tliuir Fall
iupply of Qoods in great abundance ; and,
Lc learn, can sell many articles lower
L : iir I .1 Li .L .1
3jan ever., i Ave nave no uouui, inai ine
grounding public will find it greatly to
heir advahtnge to visit Salisbury and
hake purchases. No inland Town pre-
ents such inducements in the way of Gro
trirs and goods of i every description.
Before closing this brief article, we de-
lire tocall the attention of the people to the
r,ev advertisements in this paper of M
forgetting occasionally to wield that "bro
kren sword" with great efTect against the
44 mock hero" of Hull's surrender. Rounds
of applause followed, each other in rapid
succession until the meeting finally ad
journed in a " blaze of enthusiasm" not
"lighted," however, by "Gen. Butler."
You may depend upon old Cabarrus do
ing her whole duty in November.
t Concord, Oct. 12, 18 18.
chair whether the effect of that question, if sua
tained, would bo to exclude him from giving his
reasons why the resolution should not pass ?
"The Speaker decided that if Mr. Giddings
desired to be heard in his defence, and claimed
it as a matter of privilege, he would not enter
tain the previous question at this time, as it
would cut him off from his right of defence.
their reasons for so doino- on ihe unnnirlnii' " X camliH mm ( i-iilir niri- -vn . ;n
course pursued by them in regard to the war. look at the facts presented on th.; utlioial recorJs
Call you this sustaining the war? No; the of the country, can fail to see that, if there he
whigs, as a party, opposed the war, and did all any fault resting any where on the score of the
in their power to prolong it, in the hope that march of our army to the Rio Grande, General
the enemy might obtain some advantage, if they j I'aylor comes in lor a full share of it. He it is
did not welcome' our soldiers, (old Zack to boot) who first advised and urged that movement, and it
with bloody hands, to hospitable graves.' " was not sanctioned by the National Adminis
Can any man read, without indignation the J tratlbn until after Mr. Slidell, and the protfeis
assault made in this paragraph, by the organ of ; of negotiation with which he had been charged,
the American Government, upon a great por- had been spurned with contumely by the Mx.
lion of the American people ? Look at its reck- ican Government, and war had been actually
less assertions. "Some Whigs did enter the : declared on its part, not merely fr the purpose
service," thereby conveying the idea that their of recovering the territory said to be in di.ute,
number was insignificantly small ! Rut when hut the entire btate
From the -High!,;.,.!
Amendment or ibe (V
Repealed efforts hive in f .f. -made
to amend ibe Conttitu i .
; sereral particulars. In the f.r.t ;
tors are apportioned amortl.c
; lies of the State according lo lig
ation paid by each, and not
white population. Hence it rr
white man in the county cf M u:
weight in electing the Senate; -rBfn
have in some other parti c f ;
, the next place' no man can be a :
he own, ihree hundred acres i
member of the Home of Con :
owns one hundred acres cf lar. !.
All attempts to change thc5
till very recently, Ixenconf.nr !
ot the western part of the St.y?.
twenty years ago Got. Morelr
senting the county of Rock i n h t r .
of Mr. Reid the Democratic car
vernor, advocated these cban"
tut ion. Gor. Swain also, ,c
this county of Runcombe, co.
speeches insisted on these alter.
not only these prominent WLi-.
wvst formerly occupied this gr.
however, in the yar 1S33 pt:
mendment in some repccts u:.
getting any thing more, the .
From the course, however, .'
counties hare tuken in the 1
are inclined to hnp that they n
ing to do us justice, by con$c:.
! But when hut the entire Slate ot Texas. Then it xvas
" Mr.sGiddings then moved that the further ! they returned, "in numerous (if not in nearly that the movement suggested and urged by
consideration of this subject be postponed until all) cases they renounced their connexion with General Taylor was u--i u ed to at Washing.
'PlllircJo r ivank i- a r I I lk .A U I. ! I I. WU:.- .. I l 'I'L. I1M 1 . .
Thursday xveek next, to the end that he might
prepare his defence.
' Debate arising on this motion, Mr. Fill
more submitted that debate xvas not in order,
terations ; and in common xvo I
great mass of the western pe ; '
vocate earnestly these amcnJ.T,
It is true, houever, that we c
course of Mr. Reid, the Dernocr
who seems to havo caught uj : ,
of Gov. Morehead, who was il
man. We denounced Mr. Rei i !
he proposed to make the last
From the New Orleans Bee.
MILLARD FILLMORE TRIUMPH
Case of the Creole Mr. Fillmore's
Votes Another Calumny Exposed. In
the batch of slanders which Locofocoism
the Whig party! !" The Whigs, as a party, ton and that not as an act of aggression, but
opposed the war, and did all in their power to as a purely defensive- measure defensive a
prolong it, in the HOPE that the enemy might I gainst hostile incursions, not upon territory in ' tions, thai is to abolish the fit
obtain some advantage, it they did not xvell. dispute between the two nations, hut upon the fr Senator K n)irtil in i
una mat ine motion lor me previous question come our soldiers, (Ulu iach to hoot) " with territory ot one ot ine JMates ot this i-nion.
(by Mr. Weller) should be now entertained by i bloody hands to hospitable graves! ! !" Of the history of the movement of the army
the Speaker. i We need not stop to point out the glaring upon the Rio Grande, proving it to have been
" The Speaker thentlecided thai, in his judg- ! contradictions which the above paragraph gives peremptorily ordered by the Piesident after
ment, the matter before the House was a ques- j to itself hoxv its " some" in one sentence is Gen. Taylor had refused to as?u:ne the r.pon-
Thus he xvas willing, he r ai
who did not own land should vt
ator, btit he nevertheless ini!
should be elected by them i.:.'
three hundred acres of land. II
tion of privilege ; and that on a question involv- ! quite inconsistent with its "numerous" in the ,' sibility of such a movement when merely ad- that poor men should vote fr !
ing the privilege of a member of the House,
the previous question could not be applied, and
consequently, that the motion for postponement
was open for debate.
" From this decisien Mr. Fillmore took ap-
in Louisana has fabricated, in the desper
ate hope of injuring Gen. Taylor by stri
rown fa Son and Brown & Elliott. king at him through Millard Fillmore, by peal to the House, and after debate,
1 ' ' 1 a . - . 1 1 . ; .... .
Their assortment of goods. are excellent. 1 ,ar ll,e mosc Pror"lntint is ine charge. that " 1 he previous question on the appeal was
all and sec them, and if not too hard to ,r , ?, y . , --. i J. . .u' : i
' .- in J- iiuiiuic uiucu nun itutjiieu oiuuings, ; u u, . uuun iitc nmiii uuesiiou ue now
.lease, we know no one, m want of wear- ! the Abolitionist, in his infamous attempt ! put ?"
ag apparel, or any thing else, can go a- j to justify by solemn resolution, the mutiny ! And passed in the affirmative.
Way without buying. ! and murder perpetrated by a number of i Un the next day lne queston w P"t, viz
M. Brown & Son also, have a large lot ! V irginia slaves on ooaruot ine ung ore-
I rin i i n i
Wliooks, which should attract the alien- ! ne cnarge is laise t orn beginning
r. , ,. ... . . loenu n is lountieu on laisehoou, sustain
un ui mo itfiiitiz puiiiiu. uinr 5-
next hoxv it charges the Whigs with " oppos- vised to it, conclusive prr.ol xvill he lound in an he would compel them to elect t-
ing the xvar, and, in the same breath, with do. ; article in the preceding page ol this paper, co- holder, aud not one of thcmf!n .
ing all in their poxver to "prolong" it ! But
we appeal to ihe people, whigs and democrats
alike, to judge by their own knowledge of facts,
whether the above charges against the whi
party have the slightest foundation.
lhere never was a nobler exhibition of pa-
pied from the National Intelligencer ol June lje wat mso for pfjjj retainir
21, 1847. We republish that article not so basis of the Senate, by xvlich t
much to convince our adversaries, who have man jn certain of the eastern c
no desire to be convinced, as to fuitily those as much as those of six or ei;
who are disposed to resist the odious imputa- west. He took this ground .
Hon which is now attempted to be fixed upon Democratic friends, who rr
triotism than that shown by the xvhigs of this Gen. Taylor of having advised the Admiuistra- the cast, are able br this un'ut
" Shall the decision of the chair stand as the
judgment of the House ?" And it xvas deter
mined in the negative : Yeas 64, nays 118.
So that Mr. Fillmore's views were mantained
c( hx ingenious and dishnnpsit irnrhlmrr . ,
lblishmrnt is the onlx' one in Town ad- r i i i . i I ou the House, and Mr. biddings was thereby
iDiisnmpni is me oni one ia l own, aa Congressional records.and wantonly palm- Zf,i h rni.;nZ ; .uc
limSolAVinnt fn 4 1 1 litAsnwn (ncdn notarl! r . ! . 1 L .1.. ..1 f . I
Miciaij tasiis 3 c. a3 cu upon me fieupie ui Louisiana ny a par- his odious resolutions.
ihe nodv. we trust thev mav be xve re- : tv, vvnose solitary cnance ol success rests nA nnw Whia nnA n
i ..... . ; . a
warded for their trouble and risk. We u,Pn ,hc possibility ot deluding and mis- : laid bare to you the disreputable juggling of
UXV risk, becausrrrhas been heretofore " :i(,m l,,e puonc minu. v e nave lauen that party which seeks toxetam power hy Iraud
ft i , , i. , . 1 . some pains 10 investigate mis atrocious
rrgarueu ns a losing uusmess lo invest , n i i . r.t t i
yf 6 .: ; iutni. i,!,,. .,n,i an examination of the Journals
rapital in books, ati the demand has not ; r the House of Representatives will con-
nation. 1 bey could not, in conscience, sub- i tion to make war upon .Mexico.
scribe to the infallibility of the President ofthe Now, for the remainder of the statement of
United Slates, and they dared to think and to the Argus, by which it xvould shift from the
declare that the war with Mexico might have shoulders of the Administration the rcsponsibil
been avoided. So thought and so said some of it y ofthe war, brought on by the march to the
the leading members of the democratic party. Ri Grande. That movement, says the Argus,
And what earthly offence besides thi have the " was not sanctioned by the National Admin
whigs committed. None under heaven. They istraium until after Mr. Slidell and the proffers
have presumed to exercise the privilege not only of negotiation with which he had been charged,
of freemen but of men, to think for themselves had been spurned with contumely by the Mrxi
and to speak their honest thoughts. This is can Government, and war mad hp.en actual-
tern hitherto great.
AVe clip the folloxving from the Lynch
urg V'irgini.-in. The compliment therein
(ilfd tb our former Representative is xvell
deserved. No man, we are sure, holds a
M. Barringcr. He arrived at home last
week, and w e learn has taken thVfield in
dead earnest for the old Hero. May he
have tlie satisfaction of seeing his labors
in the cause of right principles, crowned
with success, i - '
x RON. MR- ilARniNGER, OF N. C.
Weomitipd to mention in our last that the
Rough and Heady Club of Lynchburg xvas ad
and falsehood. Beaten at all points : baffled
and foiled in every effort to deceive the people,
and to traduce the fair fame of Taylor and Fill
more, it has no other resource than to persist
in the desperate game in which it is engaged.
Its flimsy pretences hax'e been torn away ; its
clusivfly establish Mr. Fillmore's inno
cence, ami expose the. unscrupulousness
and malice of his adversaries'
c 1 r ,u . i r - t r wiiiu garbling; its taise assumptions ; its de
sert in theiirst place, that when Giddings ... b r. . , r ,,
. i i . . ,. . . ; liberate perversion of truth, have all been ex.
presented his incendiary reso utions, a mo- . 'T . ., .u ii
. . , . ! posed. Let it go on in the miserable career it
tion xvas made to lay them on the table, tu0 r.ltina f rauc.,0i.a u,.a
Vger space iu the affections of the peo- I "nd that Mr. b lllmore voted in the nega- Uoen extracted, and its bite is now harmless.
e of this part of the State, than Daniel ! l,vo' leaving, tnc bare ana naked inter- j
t-iicf, uy iiiM'iuiig i juwiot nnu uegfiaue
the extent of thir offence. And for this, the
officeholders, from the President down, endea
vored to brand them with the foul charge of
moral treason. Nothing could extenuate with
them the crime of free and independent thought.
But the public sentiment would not sustain the
daring and despotic assumption by which it was
made treason in the freemen of this codntry to
calumnies have been nailed to the counter ; its ! differ in opinion from Mr. James K. Polk. The
whole nation saxv that, while the xvhigs could
rebuke the public servant at Washington for
his errors and carelessness, they could set to
work with right good will to avert the conse
ly declared on its part." We are glad
thai this assertion is so distinct and specific a
to make it alike impossible to misunderstand it
or to explain it away. The issue, moreover,
is one of fact ; and all that we have got to do
to demolish the charge, is to confront it with
a competent witness to its falsity. Stand forth,
then, Mr. Secretary of State !
The Executive Document No. GO ofthe last
session of Congress contains the correspon
dence between Mr. Secretary Buchanan and
Mr. Slidell, our Minister in Mexico, and, as
frequently to get the corrtrol eft!
i He also advocates an equally
! tionment of the House of Cc:r
when a member of the Legisla? ;
moved to change the school lan
that fund among the counties, r.
while population as it then stoc !,
to federal population, that is to i
groes, by which means the rich
( counties of the east get a much I
' the money than do the western c
large white population. BeiiiM
her ofthe Legislature he never
uc h change,
though he xvell 1
in large letters, that the Whig candidate
For Vice President Was, therefore, in fa
vor of the resolutions. This falsehood, by
implication, may at once be denuded of
its flimsy covering. The Journal ofthe
House shows that ON E HUN DRED AN D
TWENTY-FIVE MEMBERS voted with
Mr. Fillmore against laying the resolu
tion on the table-; and among these
r 1 . I " T ST'T .T r 1 A ITT
names xve una those ot juili 15. iJAW-
dressed. Saturday night, the 30th tilt, by the j SON, JOHlN MOORE and EDWARD D. occupied in acquiring this information might,
won. Mr. Ilairinger, ol N.jC;. Not being in
fln, xve were deprived ofthe pleasure of hear
iig bini, and insert, therefore, the following no
lice of the speech by the Patriot :
I HOK. IX M. BARRINGER.
Ttis dUtjnguished Whig representative from
ino U!d In ort h State delivered an able and in
INTERFERENCE OF FEDERAL OFFL
CERS IN ELECTIONS ELEC. !
TION IN OHIO.
We extract from the Augusta (Ga.) Consti-
tutionalist (a Cass paper,) the following extract j
C I I- . '. 1XT l I .
oi a leuer irom i s raningr0ii correponoent. io ks jn jugt ige fjf he Virginia regi-
hie interference with elections on the part of
Polk's office holders. Why should the 2d As
sistant Postmaster have full information "from
almost everv county in every Slate ?" The time
Legislature, and not the Govern- r,
er to make the amendment. Ik
earnest in desiring the change, .
been a candidate for the LegU!'
xvould have been able to introJj
and vote for it.
His course proved clearly th-.t !
this- single change merely for h :
people, to procure votes enou;-'.
and to carry a Democratic mv-:
islature. In both of these ech?r
the good sense ofthe people, K
failed, and met the fate which r '
We are obliged to Mr. Rri!
however. By getting the Per.
east, xvhere they constitute thr r
WHITE, being the entire delegation jrom
Louisiana, together xvith a large number
of members from the slaveholding States.
This statement proves incontrovertible
that IMr. Fillmore xvent xvith the South
on the memorable occasion, and that in
common xvith p. large ma jority oT the tnetn-
we think, have been better employed in attend
ing to the duties of his office, for xvhich he re.
ceives a large salary. We are pleased, how.
ever, to see that Ohio, in her State elections,
xvhich take place on the 10th inst., xvill be cer
tain against the Democratic candidates for
Governor, regarding it as a sure omen that vie
part of it, the instructions, by order ofthe Pre-
quences of his negligence, and that, around the sident ofthe United States, forwarded by the
flair nf ih tmunJ.ru. there was but one nartv Secretary to that Minister. TThc order for
that of Americans. ' the march to the Rio Grande, ihe reader must
Some whigs entered the service! WThy at recollect, xvas issued on the 13:h of January,
least half the rank and file ofthe army were On the 20th day of January, one week
xvhigs, to say nothing ofthose rather prominent precisely after ihe date of lhat order, Mr. Buc
nersons.Tavlor. Scott, and others. In the very i hanan, transmitting to Mr. Slidell his commis-
article from which we make Ihe extract, Ihe L'n- sion, jusi men ratineu uy ine enaic, insirucis port mm on itns issue, he has r
him as follows : to the amendment of the ccn?:.'
- . . - , , (II 11 . 1 W . - ' 1 &. I f I F W m 1
ment. Were there no whigs in lhat regiment r &nouia me Aiexican uoTcrnmem, nu;ii- arc lor noiatng incm on in ii.
Did the strong whig counties or ihe strong de- ly refusing to receive you, consummate the act they shall not only abolish the fi
mocratic counties for the State furnish the most of folly and bad faith of which ihey have afford- as ihey have tirlually agree;! t
men? What force did the "Tenth Legion" d such strong indications, nothing trill then re. ibey shall a I so consent lo a!x !i
raise? And what " old federal Augusta?" main for this Government but to take the redress basis of the Senate ; for it is a
But they have nearly all renounced the xvhigs of the wrongs of its citizens into its own howls " justice lo say that every man ri
since they returned ! 1 ! We need only place " In the mean lime, the President, in antici- vote for Senators, but that the v
this assertion before the people, to whose cities, pation of ihe. final refusal of tlic Mexican Go- in the county of Martin slaU x -
villages and neighborhoods, the volunteers have vernment to receive you, has ordered the army the votes of eight men in Buik-
come back, and leave it to their personal of Texas to advance and take position on the By making these amendmer.
--. i i . i n .1 - . l l. . 1 : ,J .! . r.t- ii
knowledge to decide its accuracy.
t , . . v j j
trrestihg speech before the Rough and Ready L,ers he xvould not consent to treat the ne
tltib, on Saturday niht. ;Ile warned ihe De
mocratic party not to lay ihe flattering unction
itMbeir souls, that North Carolina xvas falter
ing in her allegiance to ihe Whig cause the
iminutiou nf the 'Whig vte in the late election
Hr,Gvvornpr was diie to a lecal question, which
ould not operate in the President il contest.
nd he cou(idenily expressed the b - i- L that the
majority! for (Jen. Taylor, in November next,
would rung betxveen six and eight thousand
farious resolutions with the usual parlia
ment courtesy, but xvas in favor of com
pelling Giddings to sue for permission to
xvithdraxv them. And vet, this vote of
These allegations, hoxvever, glaringly incor-
rnt aa ihpv are. fade into utter insignificance
tory, in the Presidential contest, will perch up- i by lhe a8toun(iiog charge, made by the organ
on me sianu:iru oi i ay .or uu i n.m.nc of this government, that the xvhigs as a parly,
" Ohio may be set down as certainly for Cass ! opDosed anj so.iht to prolong the xvar in the
anu nuuei, s inai ivil-iiuiwiiu wu.hj m , HOPE TH IT THE ENEMY MIGHT OBTAIN SOME
left bank of the Rio Grande ; aud has directed the majority ofthe people ban-'
that a strong fleet shall be immediately assem- political power, as they ougli i
on Monday next a majority for Toombs. In
reference to this State, I have been very par
Fillmore, xvhich is to be fouud in conjunc- ticular to inform myselfaccurately. Unxvilling
tion xvith that ofthe xvhole Louisiana del- I to rely upon such information as had reached
egation, is recklessly and flagitiously dis
torted by Locofocoism and represented as
a vote of aid and comfort to Giddings.
Afier Mr, Uarringer had -concluded, Mr. Tun- We xvish the people ofthe State to re
call, of Pittsylvania, being called on to address
thsmeeling, responded in his peculiar dnd un-rt-ti.
i n- A I ' I I "
'voru ijirain oi wn, uumor. anu eloquence.
TH addreskea of both Tentlemen were "reeled
.1 n .
tythe audience with repeated and enthusiastic
ppuuse. t '
i HON. N. BOVDEN
member that Locofocoism reviles Millard
Fillmore for voting side by side xvith John
Moore and the lamented 'Dawson and
This, however, is only part of the evi
dence we shall present of the trickery and
duplicity of Locofocoism. Much remains
to be added. 1 he Cass and Butler press
H.r Rfprfntativc in Congress, sine his return, home, jes;ncJy omjts aU reference to another
been doing 2od service in the Whig cause when- Qf pillmorc in reference to the
"t.rtn opportunity has presented itselt. lie addressed
peopleofloid Iredell the Gibraltar of Whig prin-
c Pl, t tbrir last Court, and at Newton, Catawba
resolutions of Giddings. Before the lat
ter withdrcxv his resolutions, another ques
tion came before the House to xvit : 'Shall
the main question be now put ?" Mr. Fill
more, xvith a majority of the House, voted
yuniy, last week tn reply to G keen W. Caldwell, the
cofoco Klector for! the Mecklenburg District, in a
rfu speech. This is (he way to do things. Let lhe
rk go on. We call upon every Whig to be up and
tatnj. njri?n arp nromisirir for one of the Prnndesl
; . i - ,i .
"Ofnpbs which the WTiig Tarty has ever gained. From agree to the resolutions
advantage, if the v did not " welcome our sol-
diers xvith bloody hands to hospitable graves !"
Is there a man who drew his first breath in A
merica, capable of such an infamous wish?
We do not believe it. We cannot believe it.
We will not believe it even of those who left
from almost every county in every yAyof at l$uena Vista, xvith four thousand raw
learnt from him that five anti-Taylor trnnn, in lhQ c.ce 0f a splendidly disciplined
- - i -
army of twenty thousand men ; or of him, w ho
admitted to Mexico, the General who dug thou
sands upon thousands of ' hospitable graves"
for our gallant countrymen. If, then, the xvhigs
are willing to attribute these acts ofthe govern
ment to blunder rather than criminal intention,
! what shall be said of a charge, brought by the
! organ of this very government, lhat the xvhigs,
! or in other words, half the American people,
! have opposed the war, hoping to see their oxvn
j countrymen slain and the banner of their coun
' trr covered with disgrace ?
If the charge be true, our republican expe
riment has been a most signal failure. No o-
! iherland, upon which the sun shines, has brought
t . IM
forth such myriads ol monsters. i ne very
bled in the gulf of Mexico.'
It is thus proved, beyond the possibility of de
nial, that the march of lhe army to the Ri
Grande was ordered by the President in antici
pation of the refusal of ihe Mexican Govern
ment to receive Mr. Siid'll, and without any
tree country, wui another goii
low : It will make the Slate g
departments etrongly and pen
It is well known that the Wi
chiefly in the western countic,
nressed bv the present v?'ef;
pretence of its being provoked by hostile de- the Democracyiof the f ait d 3 t
me from excellent sources, I yesterday called
on the 2d Assistant Postmaster, xvhose informa
tion is full
Whigs had been regularly nominated for Con.
gress, who were not only opposed to Taylor,
but ardent1 in their support of Van Buren
these men all support Ford, the Whig candidate
for Governor, and the probability is, that John
1$. Weller, that noble friend of the South, will
be defeated. This is expected, as I stated in
my first letter ; indeed it is scarcely possible for
it to be otherwise ; but he must be defeated by
all of 20.000 majority, or the Slate goes easily
and gracefully for Cass and Butler. This is the
estimate in Ohio by the best judges."
Now read what an intelligent correspondent
of the National Intelligencer says ofthe pros,
pects in Ohio :
"There does not rest the shadow of a doubt
xve tear tney win, xve are now i
gel what we haTe long dejirr J.
We regretted that Mr. Mar.!
sion made any such' if sue.
hoxvever, that he acted iu ace r
views of some ofthe Whig i;i !
It is to lx regretted thatthn? ;
livinrr in the midit of Locof k
II 1 tg-KM-mm w m v - J
no." thereby refusing to entertain the main UP" in" u 1 V. '"t " rx beasts ofthe forest will detend iheir caverns
w . . iinnni ivhiir nerp aa in ine resuu. l no auo
e House do .... '.- :7t . u ,r
monstrations on the part ol Mexico.
It cannot, therefore 1 true, but must be ad
mitted to be false, that lhat movement was not
sanctioned by the Administration until after Mr.
Slidell had been spurned by the Mexican Go
vernment, and war had been aclually declared
on it part.
If it were necessary to accumulate evidence on
this point, more of it is to be found in the D cu- ficiently apprised ofthe po--:! sr
rnent referred to. Mr. iSuchauan, lor example, Mate. Mr. .Manly hoxvever, U
in a letter of ihe 'J-!b of January, to Mr. Slidell, eloquently, and most-gallan'Iv
ues the fillowing language, xvith other expres- and succeeded iu beating hi
sious. showing doubt, at least, mi the part ol
the Executive, at that date, xvhether the Mexi.
can Government would ically refjse to receive
Should the Mexican Government, hoxvever,
finally refuse to receive you, the cup oftbrar.
ance will then have been exhausted. Xolhin;
can remain but to lake lhe redress ofthe inju
ries to our citizens, and the insults to our Go
vernment, into our own liands."
question, which xvas. " that tht
.i r o
mnA firtit Cnr thpir Lind. It was left for renub.
mi I IfiTjSI fill ' , . -i. w - - - i
rSp; innrnal K'ionwt. will, as they have heretofore been xvith ican America lo give birth to a people, half of
I JU ' 1 no nr nmv nfrninHt us. and are running after i t i ja o .r.m; i,.
n . . I M . HI. Illl II ...a7 . . . m - - - p. . - w .
LTpartoflihe Country the news is cheering. The House of Representatl ves, 2d bession 27th . . of ffee goi Van Buren, the
tre gathering around the standard of Taylor & Congress, pages 507 0 ii ana otV. author of the Sub-treasury and
Imore by (housands, and ihe inock hero of modern,
mocracy i fast sinking into i significance. Arouse
'nieioi vLu f t: r-. rr i T.:n
- - 'vini vaiunim -menus oi lovior auu r m-
treasury and a catalogue ot
It is true that Mr. Fillmore voted a- ther political iniquities. But these cannot
ainst the preamble and resolutions offer- PREVEST us from carrying Ohio for Tay-
cd bv Mr. Weller. His object xvas to LOr and Fillmore by a triumphant major-
lover f ihe Constiiution and Laws, and place treat Giddings with xvithering contempt, ity ; certainly larger than Mr. Clay's, though
r?d,oUl State in a higher and prouder position in as a brainless, crazy fanatic, not to ele- not so large as Harrison's."
v V,i ranks than ever. vate him into consequence by ati appear-
. i r ' ance of persecution. He wished to sec Kidnapping. At the Fall Term ol Wayne
On Wednesday evening, the 11th inst., tjie resolution kicked out ofthe House,'as Superior Court this xveek, true bills of indict-
c had a glorious meeting of the Rough the effusion of a madman and besotted menl were returned by the Grand Jury against
ani Really Club in Concord. The enthu- biSot- Mr- Fillmore voted against all John p . Williams, of Wayne county, and Need.
S that prevailed on that occasion re. proceedings, on the subject, deeming it ham Stephens and Bryant Sanders, of Johnston
;,- f ... , . . ,tn as much beneath the dignity ot the House county, for kidnapping of slaves. We learn
and I ?. y camPa,Sn of 40 to discuss Mr. Gidding's insane folly, as it from a gentleman from Wayne, that the prison.
a clearly cvined therVhigs are arous- xvould have been gravely to debate a pro- ers have succeeded in having their trial remov.
JnJ from their slumbers and buckling on J position to dissolve the Union, or to change cd to Sampson county. Wilmington Journal
race, and ambitious of their oxvn
The New York Whig Carlmen. The meet
ing of these good and true Whig" at Vauxhall,
on Thursday evening, xvas a superb one both
as to numbers and spirit. The Star says lhat.
aiiiiiip nit s!vs-y ry
doubt rnurb if lhere are ihrenj
xx ho wonhl have done the sarr.
serves all lhe praise which en.,
htm. We remember once to !,
in'which a swifi man carried
Ms shoulder and beat his
feal ha just ben perform '
Charles Manlr. He carrtcJ .
beat Davy Reid.
The result proves too the pr
Hamburgh, of ',e, Whig party in the State. i
luiiy oornc mis, ine exprruue ...
not be subjected to any further!
So far is the party from havi; :
weakened, that we confide:';
lor and Fillmore a larger y.'
been given in the Siate, 'I '
prfJuced in part by theco-r; t
ocrats, many of whom itter
The Cholera. A letter from
Sept. l")ih, sis : 44 A number of violent cases
of Asiatic cholera have already occurred, prin
cipally among the lower orders of the people.
Altogether there have been about 'JrO cases
within fourteen days since the disease made its
first appearance. About half of that number
are convalescent. Every precaution has been amj jady" a lift this fall.
taken by the authorities to prevent, as much as
i it. j - , .
nneci a lllA f l X A T I f) n
at an early hour, "the room was densely from "Constantinople of .he 31 -t
crowded, and before the meeting was organiz- Au2UStf gay lbal ,he cholera was still raging,
ed many persons were obliged to leave : the' Letters from Beyrout, cf ihe 25th August. ay
Garden outside-was one solid mass of human that the cholera is .decimating the inhabitants
beings, there could not have been less V'f2-, ,Prcad at Berlin.
5!Srvi a:h: ! ThetePward of 1&00 case, since
peech delivered by David Fan! Brown
very beautiful one
i its first appearance.
Zack' luck always to have i;
the battles be has won, an i l
a defeat, lhat in the f.rt in-n
ed or beaten. In fact, after i
ry of Bucna' Vista it was rq
for weeks thai fee had been
Mexicans. But when the sr
of battle have been dissipa?-:
been seen triumphant. Ar
, tbi contest.