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rrr THE "(TIROL IX A WATCIIMAX.
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(br rath ubrqurnt inst-nion. Courtorders
V" I j i.-r crnt. higher than ihi-w? rates
I i Villi! II?" " . .
I vts l" ''if t'Jl,0r mUSt be PM
"r the A shcrille Messenger.
- frO TIJE PUBLIC.
Mr. ErvJi"s manifesto, published in the
lltciillc of the 7ih inst.,in relation
i hut trpn bim anrf rnvstflf.
liar UP" mc lhc nt,crssify ol a shprt
. CUIll ..,.. - J 1 ' '9
tii . ' . i i.i:..u .t L
, triors UjWyt nnu puouaii iuc currcsppn
'ff hrtfcren 6s. )
H s Allegation that I had 44 proclaimed
n to tbf?;Nvorll, through ihe Messenger,
""r V 7 "V: w'" "T' rpP'y is. that I eould nnf tvi i k
t be bHs charged. Anyone whoiVjels
. . l' in f kilt moA !
anact'(f justice I might well call ion
k to puiitisn ine communication refer-
I D I . i U
toly 6im, so thaf his readers miht
- and iUde for thelnsel ve's, vvhetherlor
; his ctrbtruction of my language! is
i; bul l pave long sjjhTco Uespairedjof
ivin justice through the paper under
managtinent. But enough upon this
int. ;f i
On the ejenm'g of the 15th of July, I
envtu 9y me nanus oi Dr. Jones, the
fiM Asiikville. July 15. 185li
"Col. John lia iter I have seen your
icle in, uie iuessenger th.is alternopn.
contain & charge which a gentleman
mot suhrhit to. I therefbre request you
.,(.. i ! n . i ...I" ru
naiiio jiui uiniiu, wuu win arrange
Mhe barer of this, the preliminaries
, Very respectfully,
, j MAUCUS BR WIN
ll'mlcr ordinary circumstances, I wduld
iveaeciipiu ujis cnaiienge, as welljior
r reasori that 1 believe duelling both
Ininaranjl irrational, as from tle don
t.ion that; he was influenced from! an
uyfthv (If'Sire or notonetv. Itut I
fied that he was an instrnmnr imU
:Ai of others, put forward to chaIlfhtT
r.in the htipe that my known conteJnpt
mc mail wuum uiuucc me lo decline
ia whicli event, the press underi his
irol waiild have been mostituted to
fow and base purposeof misrepre
Jting m)' moiives, and detaming my
Jiractfr.'U'ith the view of bringing me
ridicule and contempt. Such a course
. ,,i l : .. i t i
4.u, in opinion, navq led to greater
fi acnes o
4hc criminal law, than i the
of his challenge, and of the
chose the least. With thpsn
J evils. I
"ions 1 rr ade.the following reply :
U!trvi!lc, N. C. JtiluA5. 185i.
MlEClS IiRUiN. Ivsn Mir V.i
ipdy;wHs!hunded to me by Dr. Jobes.
nderstanil it to be a challenge to meet
N in mortal com Ua t I
Jitrary, nbave refrained irom saying
b whicl might with propriety have
ii. Fdr various reasons 1 am opposed
ttlm$ -difficulties in the why indica
Ay you.. A sound public opinion is al
)s compt tdiH to dQ justice to all her
nilualtdis We are. ami I nr mII tiL00
:'ing ionfj do its judgment: not only
wt il atlhnv time I
fisjlle of. doing injustfee to any otk I
J-uh led it duty to make reparation,
ft. from evey thing that has occurred
jfen us, J ;jim impressed with the! be
'. that you spek, in this carrespohdeince,
notoriety to jwhich you are not entitled,
fJout ol -which to make political capi
KJtol it is therefdre, that 1 am Ipro
JN to do an act against my conscience,
"one that will dimitiisli mv selfl re.
f'Ct. It'i.smt' nurnnvo t . i
invv --if . i -w.t iiiiu rri l ir in. i i- l . w.
J the laws rif it i..t- r...u:.i . T . r . . ...
i j- -" vl KIU IlIfT jiUlli
t-nitinir it nr tl.iv ...i ..i i&
.... u Kirru 11113
,and South Carolina, near Col. Jno.
t i 'in lliderson county, o.i Tiurs-
io,v",i,0ll Pfofou"J secrrcy, as iLwill
t otMbeguict of my family anf a-
WUllJ Gui. S C! Tn?., Oi IQh,
I'comV t V J ounenge to mor-
fR(J Pr"P" to light you with
W.T.V""1 ll" ' the ohi, J r m.
"1? "ecn mi.ond -
.11 VH IUOI
J. J. BRUNER,
Editor Sf Proprietor,
1 jo Insjusuce io rnjsen. i arn cpn- Vvhile 1 hart i T
rm- ' r . : ! vv'"p i naq no malice inu-r,io t
1 u correct u s smicmpm in some ,nni( nn, ,aAA, . .. ". i
away. This may be so: I in,i.i ..
- r r mm ru iirria srw
have said more and thought J had
For this conducive arraigns me'hpfT
-m , . . 1" ' I. Purine opinion. All ih, i iT... 1 .
I' . ' w ! rJ kfn amonl nro.n. ! . " MrtVB m KAV In
b muf, nai j na(j in me-same com- ;0n r . ' " "v QPin-
l,i.iUk' of l,i.n hs .he d,pj,,y r"!" with sincer-
co.ruc.ion upon my lhgUL. ! f nL, "c"cll"'"0u!d have bern
ards me. Whatever I rriay inr nnA , " , l monlhs be.
ht, and privately said to mV ?. !l he V,,est. hypocrisy on both
abqLt him, I have never published ' f nhlit Uerrnned lhat flse notions
fn" ..St - . .. ' f I 0 POlltenesS Of hnnnr K,.M ' .
Notwithstanding my assurance that I
n,s mauer, can ascertain (li(J not i ntend Tt A fi if -7 .
rhimsf nc irum oi wtiat 1 say, by ire- rn,i k;u -r . p " u,m' De has
i . j.L-..;,.i I..:.. Jr Jrc. clossed his manifesto bv vinr, k.
firP LU' LliU f I 1 Ivlv LUIllIMfi ril'll f 1 1 Jl n f 1 I . J "J lUQl Ilfl
body in this community believes it, except
a lew COntemntihL cl... ...l ...
, J ""rs wo win sav
anything, hey are paid for. and perhaps a
lew old crazy women." Now I have the
satisfaction of! believing that my word
would bo taken as true, by this whole
commun.ty-.eyen by the gentleman him
sell, upon this or any other question, with
out other proof, h is only Because he
wishes it otherwise, that he pretends to
stalling the influence of his slanderous
public PrPOSe l give the racls lo the
1 had not shot any sort of gun, ten times
in ten years next before we met, and had
never before, on any occasion, shot a du
eling pistol. My pistos reacbed here b
the Monday belore, directed to Dr. Whit
ted in whose possession they remained
until vve went upon the field. On bein
urged by him to practice. J
ground that I did-hot intend to fire ; and
when we got upon the ground, the pistols
were so rusted that one was loaded with
difficulty, and the other could not be load
ed at all ; but the bullet partially pushed
in it, was extracted by Mr. Fuller, of this
place, after my return. Looking to the
possibility of a fatal result, I prepared a
paper containing my opinions of the man
the motives that influenced him, the rea
son of my acceptance of his challenge,
and also a declaration of my purpose not
to return his fire. This paper, sealed up,
I handed to my friend, Dr. Whitted.be
fore taking my position, with instructions
not to open it till after the fight. It con
tains these words : " I regard th nrt.Vc
as barbarous, sjpful, and irrational. I ne
ver desired thcTblood of any man.uorlcan
I be induced to shed it; and should we
engage in actual combat, 1 will not return
his-h're." Indeed, my views and felings
upon this subject were so well understood
by my friends, that it was confidently as
serted by them; atRutherfordton,40 miles
ofF. that I would not fire, long before the
result was known. After a knowledge of
all these facts, Mr. Erwin pretended-incredulity
is as mean as 'tt s hypocritical,
malicious, and ungrateful. Any thing
which i d i d or said upon the ground or
elsewhere, that might appear to contra
dict this intention, was only done to hurry
his fire, and in that way and to that ex
tent, protect myself.
Ijlendersonville, N. C., )
nug. j, y
GENERAL LOPEZ AND HIS FOL-
The New Orleans Delta of Friday eve
ning publishes the following letter from
Adjutant Stanford, which partially ex
plains the manner in, which our unfortu
nate countrymen met their untimely fate,
and is the first publication which throws
. . - t ji"" , i r
'"'.lion, Imt mv nrpscnt rnra ,. ' .. i:..u . u : ... ...l- u
in . i r.nK ,,u,l',u rom eu to Untienden's command having been
in? it at tlitv jmis Ur.,i iif - i
" Havana, August 1G.
"'Dear lluling: We arrivejl on the
Tulurwl r r rih nllnp flip mnt hctrriKlo
, two friends only, I will answer you passage' you can conceive of, cooped on
orc definite. In conclusion, I will en- 1)0 ard wilh 400 or 5(Jj me9-
?1 Upon Vnlf nr.f-M,..J ; . lir : 1 o. 1.. I . T ui:
we arriveu uii ouuunj iaai, i umeve
dates I have almost forgotten. The next
morning, Lopez, with General Paragay
.t De" Jirnet I accepted his challenge (I mean Crittenden and his battalion.)
e lolloping terms: We heard nothing of him for two days.
when Crittenden dispatched a note, j tie
then requested we should join him at a
little town srme six or eirht miles off.
leaving us in the meantime, to take care
H. is slL?it ,eni,; J- W' WTt,fin ; 4We Parted for him on Wednesday
treerl J t as the Preliminaries can be morning at 2 o'clock. A. M..and had pro
ceeded only three miles, when we were
attacked by 500 Spanish soldiers. In the
1 u lpfms proposed are those published the knee. VVe repulsed them, however, prisoners yesterday, have not received our 1 Havana, but the information we have re- fail to affect personal sensibility, executed Jjand hal on Sunday morning last, while the
K',n-l'K We look our positions. They made another charge and complete- ; sentence yet, but no doubt vve will all be ceived, though very scanty, we believe to as it was at a distance from the place of, Xer whTe h w wa w,,fbis waV. Man
MA n ,,rfn8 1 was hvt on the' ritht Iv routed us We spent two days and shot belore sun set. Lopez, the Scoundrel, be from a source which may be fully re- action. I have been assured that the hu- ; C- Ps eJ W eT ,e Jas l? PPr lv,,,e ser
i . yhl.ch.'catispil m.. . I h t. 'J .r-i.... . :i.t- n nWii ha rUpiv.H ns thr. inndnnht hut all lioH unnn. V infhrmprl that Gener- i man feelmr of th Hantain nnrl . T. .rgfl m ' d'acned Irom a tree which
first charge, 1 receivea a severe wounu in
. . . . . . i i ...
winz nr.;:A , 7 ,slul 8 OU. niguis me timsi ui.ic.nu.c jv- ...... ..
lv - " "'J oeciared to mv fr in,a Pinp. in the rhannaral. Wlinoui au iuihk
tj 'urposp nn r . J y'mo o ri r
'lArani l firc-an" to avoid, every , to cat or drink. - ,
Ucomnan U duP,ici,y I remarked to ! We made the best of our way 10 the
HQUfM krHtr'n' r,r was accidental, seashore, and found some boats with
fc,a8onj,i !? Ur Jones t0 say so ko my t which we put to sea. Spent 'alright upon
W.j . . as contf hot twelve
In. io tie. and lU i .. . ...i. ... i r th Ha.
'Wicedltt uiuu ves wnicn ociock, were iaKen piisuucia j
hton.nLllf ap,,on'I wastinwil ini? for banero., were brought to Havana last ,
hre.:..i. re.u".il 1 had sought fir- nirht and condemned to diethis morning.
n - - a i - - - - , , ,
IS tneSMniTa I. ; tTr. LII U ll U .i n
W shall hn all khut in nn hour.
Good by and God bless you. I serjd the
masonic meijal enclosed iii this, helonging
to my father Convey h to my sister, Mrs.
Keep a check upo.y all your
Salisbury, n. c, Thursday, septemer hVissl
more, UoU bless you. STANFORD."
From.thts and from a comparison with
he official reports of the Spanish officers,
he ricayun constructs the following nar
rative, which it considers to be a more
f orrect and probable one than has yet
b'en- h?Vz on landing near Bahia
Jionda with the main body of his forces
Consisting of about nn ti a I
Lwar,. 7 nuoui duo men, advanced
wards LasJPozas, a small town a few
miles in the interior, leaving Col. Critten
den and his command, 114 strong in
charge of the baggage. That nigh or
the next day. the t;. , . V
7no s; u xi.airu ianaea
JhLbp?,sh !roPs at Bahia Honda, and
"5 luwaras the place of Lo-
frm V fo' vruienuen s men
.tfom their companions. On the second
night afterwards this party determined to
a tempt to form a junction with Lopez,
hut on the road were attacked by an over
whelming body of troops, and after a short
Struggle were on the second charge routed
and dispersed After wandering about in
e thickets, fifty of them got together and
made their way to the sea shore, where
hey seized four small boats and ertdea
Vored to make their escape, wh a they
Were captured as has been related in the
official report of Admiral Bistillos. There
e sun sixty lour of this command to be
accounted for. Of these, forty were sur
prised ami shot at a small farm house. A
Spanish lieutenant reports that on the
14tn he came upon twenty pirates"
guarding an equal number of wounded
Comrades, all of whom were immediately
put 4o death. The remaining twenty-four
or sdeh of them as had not been killed in
battle, probably continued to wander in
the vicinity until, we areforced to believe,
they were also taken and slaughtered.
lhe other party, under Lopez, it seems,
received the attack of the Spaniards, in
a farm house at Las Pozas, and beat them
of! with severe loss, at least so it is sup
posed, since the Spanish official reports
state that they desisted from the assault
in order to receive reinforcements. Whe
ther any subsequent fighting took place at
this point we do not know ; at all events
Lopez held his own for two days till on
the 15th, he left for the interior, and was
not molested on his march by Gen. Enna;
all of which we learn from the Spanisfi
umuim accounts, i nis was the state
of affairs on the 15th, the date of our last
advices from the scene of action, through
Gen. Enna's despatch, dated at 3.30 on
that day. If General Lopez reached the
mountains in safety, he will discover soon
Whether he has relied with too much con
fidence on the assistance of the native
: The True Delta publishes the letters
furnished it by Messrs. Stanton & Co., and
the relatives of Mr. Vienne. The italics
hre those of the writers :
"On board the Man of-War EsrE- )
ranza, Aug. 10, 1851.
"My Dear and Affectionate Sisters 4 Brothers:
44 Before I die, 1 am permitted to address
my last words in this world.
" Deceived by false visions, I embarked
in the expedition for Cuba. We arrived,
about four hundred in numberTlast week,
and in about an hour from now, we, I
mean fifty of us, will be lost. 1 was tak
en prisoner after an engagement, and
with fifty others, am to be shot in an hour.
I die, my dear brothers and sisters, a
repentant sinner,, having been blessed
with the last rites of our holy religion.
Forgive me for all my follies of my life,
and you my dear and afFectionate sisters,
pray for my poor soul.
" A . go to my dear mother and con
sole her. Oh ! my dear child, kiss her a
thousand times for me. Love hef for my
sake. Kiss my brothers and all your dear
children. To father Blackney, my last
profound respect ; to Father Lacroix and
Father D'Hau, a mass for the repose of
"My dear mother-in-law, farewell!
Poor Tacite is shot and dead tSy this time !
I give and bequeath my dear child to
you and you only. Good bye H ;
good bye G and T . 1 did my du
ty. Good bye all. "
Your dear Son and Brother,
HON ORE TACITE VIENNE.
Mr. Antonia Costa has promised to do
all he can to obtain my body. If so, please
have me buried with my wife."
41 Havana, on board a man-of-war, )
9 o'clock, A. M., Aug. 1G, 1851. j
'ft OTA'NTOJJ CC UO.
.l A r 1 II x r- r C
yiuy uenr iruuius . AOOul ou oi us, ;
, .... .. .. ....
uiuac iriituia auuui iuc Muuaus iiauin ,
iru km o we wilt rliciftix ljt ouiiib uuu
700 of the Queen's troons the 2d dav
er we landed. Our own gallant Col. j
ittenden done all that any man could '
ft . 1 -
do but we saw we had been deceived
and retreated to the sea shore with the
intention of getting off to our country if
possible-r got three boats and got off with
the intention of coasting until we fell in
with an American vessel, and were taken
Do THIS, iXD Ltbertv is safe."
Gen' I Harrison.
prisoners by the steam hnt H,k
xplain to my family that I have done
nothmg but what was instigated by the
highest motives, that I die with a clear
conscience and like a man with a stout
heart. 1 send my watch to you, it is for
Ii tie Benny, my nephew. Good bye, God
v GiLMAN A. COOK."
In reference to the foregoing, the Cres
cent remarks as follows : !
44 We scarcely know how to construe
these letters. We do not think that they
charge wilful desertion or treachery upon
Lopez ; but we do think they charge uoon
him a want of plan and foresight, and
announce, further, that reliance upon the
assistance of the Cuban Creoles, is at best
a feeble hope. We confess we suspect
there is some point and force in these im
" Had there been any actual treachery,
any wilful desertion on the part of Lopez,
the fiery Kerr, and chivalic Crittenden,
would not have failed to have written to
that effect in terms of manly and indi
nant denunciation. It is nonsense to sup
pose that Lopez behaved treacherously or
in bad faith. A man has only to look at
his position to see this. The fate of Lo
pez is in the contest, and now the soil of
Cuba must bear him a conqueror, or cover
him a corpse. He has
-rV V KJJ
tween death and victory. He is cut off
fmm frnr f mm . . U n . ,
; - v"r vuua. ne is, witn a
price upon his head, surrounded by all
that Spain has ol power in Cuba. In such
a position he needs men, and every soldier
is invaluable to him. Bad faith or treach
ery would be the worst of folly or insanity
"But the letter of Adjutant Sanford
gives a key to the whole matter. Crit
tenden and his party were assigned the
duty of bringing up a portion of the bag
gage, a necessary, perilous and honorable
duty. Discharging this duty, encumber
ed with the baggage, a Spanish force in
tervened between them and the main
body of Lopez, and communication was
temporarily broken off. Before it could
be resumed, as will be seen from Havana
letters we publish to day, Lopez had some
hard fighting, and could not communicate
with Crittenden. When he did commu
nicate, and Crittenden started to join him,
a large Spanish force again intervened,
and the unfortunate result Was as Adju
tant Sanford has sketched it.
" That Lopez should peril a whole force
to go to a detachment was impossible, and
contrary to all rules of reason and of war.
And yet on this it appears to us, must any
complaint solely rest. Kerr makes none;
Crittenden, so far as many of his friends
in this city know, (and they have a letter
from him.) makes none. Treachery or
bad faith cannot, therefore, from our pre
sent lights, reasonably be imputed to Lo
pez. In reference to another matter, aid from
the Cuban Creoles. It has been long
known lhat they have no arms, and cer-
tainiy till they have these and a respect
atilf A rrw.
courage them, a jrenpral o.,ihmb n .h..;.
part is not to be expected. If Americans I . A" lms wl11 snow 3 ou in what sort of
go to Cuba, they must, for the present, re- I 'lkmS l.hese people are held here. An
ly upon their own arms to sustain them, j oler circumstance not unworthy of re
We think it proper to say this, in all fair- ! rTlark is lhat among the twenty thousand
ness. A truly brave man looks all con- sPeclators who distinguished themselves
u r J r- i :j bv their hisses, invpnii'oc fonmo .i
.."bw.i,. in mo mtc, mm, miriy consiu-
ered and wisely provided for, he meets
them without terror and without surprise.
As journalists we aim to state facts with
clearness and candor. We wish to see
Cuba free, and we deem it a matter of
plain common sense that this result will
be sooner reached bv calm nrovisinn than !
i B -
headlong daring by wise prepartion and
sober calculation, than by heedless forays
and ill ordered expeditions. This view,
we have every reason to believe, now
prevails among the emigrants who will
soon land in Cuba, and in calmer and
more thoroughly digested views we dare
prophecy more solid and successful re
sults." ..' . . . .
From the Savannah Republican, Sept. 2.
LATER FROM HAVANA !
den. Vtnnn hilled hii thp. Patriot ! dm.
j - - - -
i i . .i- r-m f rr 1
. f iTifi " tii r i t..ij i i r fin i nn . . r . . ri w . . s i a. .
na ! !
By the arrival yesterday at this port of
the schr. Merchant, Capt. Westendorff,
from Havana, whence he sailed on the
22d ult., we are in receipt of further ad
vices from Cuba, which confirm the re
ports previously received of the battles
i. . u o :' u t A . i. Tl.. .
ueiwrcii iuc oimiiisu i ruuua auu iuc i ai- ,
nuts uuui uicuciai iujizt., iii v nivu i u
imlor llnnnnn I T rwyxl in llihlnli t k a
inner were victorious. caiuiui reiy
- - r . c !
m uiuia, iuc
uaiur 111 uiu a tin,
five other Soanish officers
dred Spanish troops. Gen. Enna's body
was exposed in state twodays at Havana
m .A 1 L . I
and was alterwarus ounea witn greai
We learn also that Gen. Lopez was ev
ery where successful and was marching
towards Havana with a force of 1,500 to
2,000 men, and was in position east of
VOLUME VIII-NUMBER 19.
........ .. rroies at Havana were
nignly elated at f .nnoV. i
.. - m. o autct-s.'. nnu iney
are daily making accessions to his armv.
Americiin I . , .
and a strict watch is constantly kept upon
all American citizens on the Island. Thev
are reported to be about 700 Spanish
troops at Havana. The accounts of the
death of Gen. Enna exnlain th
, 1 ir Hill IC-
ce.ved here of a despatch hnvinj, been
out on hn.r , ni'-' r " 'Trn
v,,,rroKee. just before
shington. informi no him nf tko
, n. Lopez. We presume the
despatch to the Spanish minister related
jo the death of Gen. Enna and not to
en. Lopez as has been reporied. Gen.
Lnna was not instantly killed, but was
wounded in one of his legs, from which h
uieu me day alter the battle.
i ne reports of the inhuman massacre
I I FillAn.AHV. a.
oi bol. Crittenden's command ml iK- ...
elties and outrages perpetrated upon their
bodies are fully confirmed.
By the Merchant we have received our
regular files of the Faro Industrial, to the
VVe learn from this paper that on the
17lh. the Captain General distributed bre
vets, &c. to 35 officers and soldiers who
were wounded in the battle of Las Pozas.
It also contains an official communica
tion of the Captain General, dated the
19th, which states that General Enna was
dangerously wounded in a battle with
Lopez, at a place called Carambola.
From the New York Evening Tost
THE EXECUTION AT HAVANA.
The Cronica, a paper in this citv in ih
c? i , J
Spanish language, and in the interest of
me Ipanish Government, publishes letters
i.uu. navana oi tne I5th instant, in which
an attempt is made to apologise for me
execution of the fifty-two prisoners be
longing to the expedition of Lopez. We
translate a few passages. One of these
letters say :
I believed that I saw, in the first days
after the landing of the pirates, a general
discontent, notahat they had arrived, for
of that every body was glad, but on ac
count of the impression which prevailed,
that an inclination to lenity and a spiiit
of temporizing had been manifested by the
Government. When the fifty prisoners
were brought in this morning, every body
asked, If these pirates had been success
ful inPXCltln? a civil war uUt t IJ
have become of the lives and the proper-
ty of the whole white race ol this island
Have not the methods of lenifv. nripn,P
and resignation been tried without pre-
tciiiuig luese anempts irom being re
peated with more vigor and audacity" han
before? In what manner are these ban
dits to be restrained and inspired with
respect for our rights and'our territory V "
After relating that the fifty prisoners
were executed in what the writer calls
obedience to the 44 torrent of public opin
ion. and in presence of an immense crowd
ol spectators, the waiter says:
. .u,,lo, anu
cr'RS aga,nsl 'he pirates were the negroes,
who swarmed on the ground."
This is probable said in allusion to the
reliance placed by the Government, in
the last resort, upon the blacks, both free
fln(i (l,h.rU ;c0 Tt,f n
a"d ,herU ,Se The blowing paragraph
is frnm th nmo loiter .
44 1 he American war steamer Vixen has
entered this port four or five times. On
the morning of the 12lh she was announ
ced in sight of the port, with another
steamer near her. The other made move-
ments which appeared suspicious, uniilat
last she disappeared. The people on the
wharves and the officers of the marine
deemed her appearance suspicious. The
Vixen came to the mouth of the nort. and
Um . i i . i .
; uci vuiiiuin uur i wrni on iioani me vessel
; of the captain of the marines, when, be-
ft a a
"I ' ...niva, in ii, in:- ;
inc nL-prl nnrpriiiniT tKa cium.,. t : ;
" "o ... - . . . . i ii n v. u ii ii I arru ill
...:.u u: l i- j .
ii.ifiii -t i a i i . i v.. r w t mm r i i i n 1 1 ..in.
t U I i i ...
ue uiu uoi kiiow wnai sne was ; sne nad
nn nnnparfinpp r f hpin7 SCnn nicl- c n.l
1- f - . " " " t """-Ju, auu i-r--
tainiy was not iortn American. And j ""j ,ur rui,lc U1 "uromic; ana ior
yet the suspicious steamer was the Pain- 1 ' ,ha' un,il. il ma' be ru,ed Dy a Na-
pero. What do you think of the persuit
IT 1 ..a
of the pirates ordered by that Govern
a ,u 1 r.u ,
Another letter of the same date, speak-
1 fl f Ol the PXfifiULinil DI IHP f 1 I I V nritfinort
o - - - - ....j . uvnv i o,
, , ' .
cellency. and avoiding a spectacle truly
a a .1.
san and disagreeame. Among mose un-
fortunate men was a Colonel, who appears
to have been a nephew of the Secretary
of War to that republic, and the letter
which a few minutes before bis death he
wrote to his uncle is full of imprecations
against Lopez and the press of his coun-
Tryrrry-whosc deceptions-he was sacrffi.
ced ; and he begs his uncle, in conclusion,
to endeavor to set public opinion right,
that no more blood may be shed. ' Such
are the contents of the letter, as I have
This refers, we suppose. toTJo!. Cefteex.
den, a nephew of the Attorney General.
Cuba. To an article on the uhj(?ct of Cu.
ha, and its atfrir, the Fayetterille Observer
appends ihe following at a Postscript:
P. S. I hare j5i ,,en Mr. Lawrence, of Cal.
ifrnia. formerly of Fayellerillr, bo xrat m
1 1 i aii-i mi ; ... . .r.i
""" r'a(1 come Irorn California hv- the Nica.
ra?ni. rout nA Y,A :.. 11
t u m iiarana lor the
LhtiTnke;- l,e "Jri lhJ had lo clos0
Ifithtir llnial . iL.. ' i. . . r
in Iheir Hotel, at they were inn!i1 ,
J ""111 IUC
IMfred in 'he Creels, had stones thrown a't
'hem. &c. Of cgtir ,ht.v d(J n lQ
go ui to uiines, ihe execution. This doea
t look like a deire for a reolution. and for
assistance of Americans to accomplish it.
l.ntef Vr. .....' 'I'l i w
' ""y"- tnesGUoonerw.
wmch arn ved at Boston on the 23i
on the 1st inst., states that the English
and French Consuls had gen public no
tice that they would blocklde every port
in the Maud, in case the flaytiens com
menced hostilities against the Domini
cians. The first parcel of the new CalTt r rn pi
had beeir oVliterfMl ami lUm
; doult of the immensity of the yield. Cof.
. . i,,,. ,3 UV HQ
lee has in censequence fallen frmn 5lon
- - v.vv
to 5Sj. llaytien currency.
Improvements. The offices, premises,
walks, gardens, and parterres about the
President's House and grounds are under
going considerable repair, alteration, and
improvement. Several things have been
done of late that tend to lhe comfort and
convenience of the establishment ar.d its
occupants, as well as to the visiters and
others that traverse those grounds.
Curves have been straightened, side gates
put in, old and decrepid fences exchanged
for new and substantial ones, parterres
protected from undue intrusion by light
and tasteful fences, and the whole" made
to wear a tidiness that formerly, in the
less conspicuous parts of the establish.
im-iii, wns uoi suiuc eni v annarent An.
o, her month, and we doubfnot ?hat the
ment, was not sufficiently apparent. An-
! White House, its appurtenances, gardens.
and grounds will be ir. a belter condition
man at any previous time. The paving
ol 17lh street, west of the War and Navy
Departments, will not be without iis share
of advantage, if we except the single ob
jection to which this otherwise excellent
kind of road is open, viz. its noise.
The React inn in South Caroliua. Th
Greenville (S. C.) Patiiot of lhe 8ih draws the
following contrast between the present stale of
public sentiment in the Slate of Sooth Caroli.
na and the prevailing feeling within its borders
several months ajjo :
44 It is, indeed, amazing to see what changet
lake place in public opinion in the short space
of a few months. Last fall lhe whole State
.-rrmeu io u tor secession. nw it ii
! - to a vo,,! of lhe l,eoP,e. a majority would bo
! d 0PP0ed ' monihs since there-
I ".V not a nf?wTaper in South Carolina lUt
did not advocate disunion and secession. Now
we have ihe Southern Patriot. Hamburg He.
publican, Charleston News, Souihern Stand,
ard, Columbia Transcript and Erskino Miscel.
lany, all opposed to secession.
44 Not a whisper was heard, when the Legia
lature met, of any popular eipression aaTnst
secession. Recently Hamburg has, wiihgreat
unanimity, declared herself in ihe opposition.
Four thousand persons at CreenvilU rn,,ii.
" c'esea memseiret,
, by the preamble and resolutions adnoted ho..
house, on lhe 4ih July expressed ihemselret.
me io secession, iiorry district did the same
at a public meeting on lhe same day.
44 Last fall there was not heard a single voice
from the leading men of the State in opposition
lo secession, except from Col. Grayson, Mr.
Poinsett, (ien. Hamilton, and Cen. Thompson.
Since lhat lime we have seen letters opposing,
won great aniuiv, Ihe separate action of the
State, from Juov'e Cheves, Judge Butler Jud
O'Neal, Col. Preston, Dr. Lieber. Jude With.
ers, Dr. Dickson, Col. Hurl. Col. Chennut. Col.
Orr, Mr. Ban. well. Col. Brooks, Col. Bojd
Col. Owens, and many others.
At a meeting of the Whigs of Bosrox,
held on Wednesday niuht. for t hr nnmn
1 of choosing delegates to atrend lhe Sprin-
field Convention, the following resolution
was unanimously adopted :
Resolved. As the sense of this meeting,
that should ihe question of the nomination
of a candidate for the Presidency be .
DrouSnl hefore the Convention proposed
lo be he,d al Sprinr,'fiHd. that our dele- .
pa!es he instructed to advocate andimrf
' uoon the snnprinr mprita nnrt olaTn.. t
the Hon. Daniel Webster to lhat distin.
gui-hed station, above all others; and to
; . .
: assert, fearifxxlu anrl tmhltti thai ini'Nji..
i - . - - .'v.w... su... . . . mm
J --y.. wu n i 3ui
eminfntlv Ih first rhnnn ik .Tl.-.. r
... - . , ' O
oosion, ana, as we Deiieve, oralaiee'ma-
tional Convention, hereafter to be"holden.
, lhat another man js the preferable can
i didate of the great Whiff party of the na-
tion. we. the W lugs of this district, will
nn r . i v c
- . mr . . . ' " -.t A 1U ii. pi vll.UUVU I.W
I I .
! M KLANcnoLv Occurrence. -We nnAr.
had just heen l.lown down in front of his buz
gy. lell upon him, killing him instantly.
We share in lhe regrets which Mr. Elliott's
death will occasion imbe many who knew and
admired his amiability of character, bis zeal
and usefulness, yet we trust lhaf, struck from
life, as he was, while encased in Christian ser
vice, dath was lo him but a triumphant en-
""nce into those joys which he labored so earn,
j e8,,v ,(J induce otben to, seek after. Sumter
j The idle man is ihe devil' hireling; whose
j livery is rags, whose dial aaJ wage ate famine