North Carolina Newspapers

O" The Standard expresses the opinion that
Ceneral Taylor's Administration can only prosper
by " exerting ils energies t keep tiling as they
arc, &c;v''"''''""'
Vu think differently, and are much mistaken if
such a comse would satisfy the people of ttiis coun
try. Onrral Ti.ylor was elected, for purposes of
nfi.rm, the change of men and parties being as
niui'h a Revolution, peacefully consummated, in
dued, us our Government could, in that way, un
dergo. ..His immediate predecessors had abused
power, usurped prerogatives, trampled upon the
rights of the co-ordinate branches of the Govern
ment, and betraved the confidence of the neonle.
IT As we travel this dusty road of life, we must Whio prM(.hing economV) they plunged the Na
expect changes-old friend, leave us, and new ones , ,. , ,,,,,, '.; , nnv
t'.;::,, for the improvement of the country, yet they
could bring on a foreign war, in which to waste
millions tf treasure, and spill rivers of American
b!ool thevset up an arbitrary, in place of the con-
Ualrigl), 3T. fl.
FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 1849.
We observe that, besides the members of the
Cabinet, and some few Revenue officers, Piwtmna.
tcrs,'&cTr but' few" appointments Tiaya yet been
made by the new Administration. Thij is all very
well ; but we are much mistaken if many, who
are now warm and snug in good fat births, are
iuit'e as secure as they think themselves. Gener-
Among the Graduates of the Medical Depart
ment of the University of Now York, at the Ses
sion 'or 1 818-9, wb observe the following from
North Carolina : Thomas C. Dosson, II. C. llorn
don, V. A Withers, 1). T. Taylor, R. N. C. Tate,
G. P. Perry, E. P. Paschall, T. II. Miles, J. Mc
Allister, T. D. Lento, and J. Johnston. The
find us, and sometimes we lone regret for the one i
the pleasure we derive from (lie other. Hut wliile the
world is hastening to California, it ought to cause us
no surprieo to find that some of our subscribers go too j
toe suppose to hunt the funds wherewith to pay
their subscriptions. Now, although when n man ain't
pay the printer, he ought, muy he, to go to California,
when lie won't pay, ho ought to go somewhere
else. We deal somewhat, wo fear, with loth classes.
Meantime, wc would hint, modestly, that no ouc need
expect to prosper in California, or any where clue, j tluir acts with or without cause, at
whose conscience is noi clear, and whom name does or pocket and carry odf. laws whi
Mr. Custts, of Arlington, paid his respects to
President Taylor, a few days since. lie is per
haps the only citizen who has taken by the hand
the Wce Presidents of the United States. Bait,
American. :
stilutional' qualified, Veto power -they forestalled
the ai t on of the Legislative boJies, by holding, in
tirrorem, over them the Executive will and the
Executive displeasure, thus setting up the 'mon
strous. Assumption, that the President could annul
lis discretion;
:h .'lie did if t
1101 stum itnr, upon the printers books. Anu we
hope all m.'u will take the solemn warning.
.Our readura are referred ti the last page, for
the North Carolina Railroad act. The law is suf
ficiently perfect for all present useful purposes.
There are somo omissions, however, which the
next Legislature can supply in good time. As it
(stands, it is deemed sufficient for tho commence
ment of a very grand work, which will influence
the future prosperity of tho State no little.
wish passed, and set at utter defiance the Repre
sentatives of the. people.
The mere statement of all -this, arid much hiorc
which might be expressed,, will prove to every dis-
nassionate mind that there were crest principles
involved in the election of t.'cnerul. Taylor and
" to keep things asthey are," entered not at nil in-
There was tin alarm, of Fire on Tuesday after
noon last, proceeding from the old houses at Cedar
Hew, owned by the Misses Pulliain. Our citizens
repaired promptly to the spot, and owing to tho en
ergetic exertions of some two or three of them,
(who deserve great credit,) the danger was soon
averted, and tho buildings saved.
to the calculations pi the people who placed linn in jj0
power, un trie contrary, tncjr
should nnl keep things as they arebut pforw,
arid bring hack the Government of the country to
purify of administration fur its legitimate objects,
not tho ghmj of V Executive., and: the: welfare of
the Democratic- parly, but for the National honor
anil the happiness and prosperity of tiles' people. ,
The course of G'c'rien
al Tnylor owes it to himself, and to the People, to whole number graduated was 147, who received
distribute the public offices, so far as they : hiay be the degree of M. D.
at his disposal, fairly between the two great par
ties of the country. lie will not mercilessly pro
scribe any one, (its has been the fashion of tho Lo
cofoco Administrations for twenty odd years;) yet
we have no idea of all the offices remaining in Lo
cofoco hands ; because the men who bold them
have been appointed, not because they were " hon
est, payable, and, faithful to the constitution," but
because they were the political friends of the men.
who have been in pow. r.
A great many of the public offices must be very
badly filled. Our eouniry is but potiiiy represented
abroad ;' the. member of Polk's Cabinet were not,
hardly one, fust rate men arid the inferior stations
were filled up by -just any. persf;n who had t'io re-
quisite o;ie .qnaliticattori, which lilted. .(lie man for
any of alt oHlces,s-atijl the more noisy it politician
the better. "The cohesive power of public plun-.
dor,1' in f.te.t, held tho -party; -itogetlicrhciico .eve
ry unconstitutional act of the President was. ap
proved, and every. usurpation applauded. . No mut
ter, what, when ho made war, arbitrarily,:, a nd
when lie concluded peace Informally! buying terri
tory without authority of la w or when ho took the
ati.vo power, and imposed duties and collec-
ted 'revenue- nil was right to the unscrupulous of
iico holders, and partisans of power, '.and the slul-
It is known to our readers, that a Convention
will shortly assemble for the purpose of giving a
new Constitution to the State of Kentucky, and
that the question of emancipation has strongly agi
tated the public mind in that quarter. Mr. Clay
having been addressed en this subject by Richard
Pindell, Esq., gives his views in a letter of consid
erable length, which has been published in the Lou
isville Courier. It is dated New Orleans,Fb. 17th.
Mr. Clay takes the same ground assumed by Mr.
Jefferson in his Notes on Virginia, and by Gover
nor McDowell, Mr. T. J. Randolph and the Rich
mond Enquirer in the;session of the Virginia Leg
islature of 1831-2. He speaks of the Coloniza
tion Scheme , in high ternw, and think the slaves
ought not to be liberated but on the .express condi
tion ef being sent to Africa. ? V
The following Oh.nions have been delivered
since our last notice:
By Ruffin, C. J. In Gillespie v. Fey, in E-
qnity from Rockingham ; declares plaintiff not en
titled to any part of the personal estate, but that it at office, the 3d Monday of February, A. D. 184N.
: lion, : James E, Reiser of Alabama, is recom
mended by some of the Whig papers there, us a
suitable candidate for Governor.
7 '.We loam -that Alexander Little, Esq., of Wades
bora', has yielded, to tho solicitations of his friends,
and consented to bo a Candidate for Congress in
tho '3d District,
We have already announced the name of Gen,
Dockery as a ''Candidate, in tliat District. Both
Whigs. -;v
The lion: A. W. Venable is a Candidate for
! reflection to L engross in tlie llillsboro' district, irom uiaimitn, auirmingine judgment oeiow. ai-
- so, in Lea V. Shellon, from Caswell, affirming the
HON. A. II, SIIEPPERD. -'.' . judgment below. Also, in Whitfield v. Hurst, from
7-. Our late faithful Representative ef the 4th Con- Wayne,; alfirming the judgment below.. Also, in
grcssiorial District, Mr. Shepperd, has issued a D" eX dom Powell V. Raughan, from . Northamp-
I circular to his conitituents-brief, instructive, and tun reversing the judgment and directing a venire
I written in excellent taste ; at the close of which
ho declares himself a . Candidate for re-election.
Patriot.. -'
Stall- of Xortli Carolina.
Wake CoexTv.
COURT of Tieas uud Quarter Sessionn, F.bruary
Term. 1H4. - -
James Todd, Sion J. Hartsfinlr), and Tt.-tiecrn. bis
wilt,, Clendoii 'I'uckor, and Martha, Ins wile, Joliu
King, and Susan, his wife, Henry Rhodes, and Clilos
bis wife, Jesse Audnrsnii, and Mary, bit wife, Dliza
betb Todd, Ilcury Todd, and William Todd,
. Mary K. Todd, Alpbeus Todd, Joshua Todd, Da
vid Todd, Elijah Todd, (icorge Todd, Thomas l'ec.
i lea and wife Eloabeth, Nancy Faisoli, Matthew
la'opard uud Mary his wife. :
Petition to divide Land.
This ease coming on to be heard, and it appearing
to tho autif -.ruction of Iho Court, that James Poeblei,
nod wife Elizabeth, and Matthew Leopard, and wife
Mary, and others, are non-residents of this Slate: It
is ordered by the Court, that advertisement he made
in the lialcigh Times, a newspaper published iu the
City of Rulnirh, for six weeks successively, notifying
the said non-residents to be and appear at the next
Term of our Court of Pleas end Quarter Sessions, to
be held for the Comity of Wake, m the Court Houso
in tho City of Raleigh, on the' 3d Mondny of May
next, and theu and there answer or demur to the aaidl
Petition, or judgment pro confesso will bo granted a
gainst thorn, and the Petition heard ex parte, as to
Witness, James T. Marriott, Clerk of oursaid Court,
belongs tp the defendants in equal parts, Also, in
Dafgan v. Waddell, front Anson, awarding a ve
nir de novo. . Also, in Barnes, v., in E
quity from Edgecombe. . Also, in -.Bell v. Clark,
tilled. 'cry- ate-r'w -went un. " Great is ' Damocmev1.
and Polk is its prophet 1"'7'7 - -7; I GrecnsOo,
.- But 'the. vwite did'nt'all
Locofoco cry began at last to grate harslilv on their I "'. -" ueu on ue... l Ayuut, toe
tl) itist. says tue correspondent of the Charleston
prudent and wise, .in laying down principles li) ac
cordance with the.clements which entered into his
election and we were glad to see that he took the
pains to leave room for no mistake upon this -sub-;
ject. Ho proclaims his fixed determination to main-.
iuld c:l'C'? and :!i.;t
at last to grate harslilv on their
ears. The faiiio had been tilaved tnolnnir: ii
iay!Oi,so oeou. couJ not,.thv.lV
JAMhS ''. MARRlorr.C. ft. c
Raleigh, March 2i. (l'f. Adv't. $5 62J.)- 17 6w
ys wiii. The people put an end to
d to !
(lt) i '!' good taste, and. with excellent tact.
The Charleston Mercury contains an account of
Wo have seldom known tho papers to bo so j til'"- t( "l0 "lent ot Jus ability, the uovcrnmciit
,,,.. kt mmam.1 iUtMiiAn-. !-.. of ii-i. in his oriffinal puritr. and to adopt, as the basis of
w lliiiui 1 1 iukuUvV ua MW mi. .bill. ' " ..
present time. It is true, wc can always fill up our
paper with interesting matter but juat at present,
when we propose to lake a short lull from Editori
al writing, every one else, we believe, is in the
same mood ; and the world has well nigh stopped
still. We think, however, our readers will find
one or two articles to keep them awake, and one
we know to make them laugh.
ID By a transposition of names, many of our
cotemporaries have given our friend and neigh
lor, the Editor of tho Register, the very handsome
ost of Secretary of Legation to the Court of Ber
lin. An article in our columns to-day, from the
Ntrtional Whig, will correct the error.
By the bye, talking about Courts, we found him
studying Blackstane, tho other day : and thence
opine that he may make his first appearance in
the Court of Wake County, before he doos in any
Foreign Court. However that may bo, whenever
and wherever he may court, we wish him success.
We call attention to the Advertisements of the
Commissioners of the North Carolina Railroad
Company, and the Commissioners of the Raleigh
and Gaston Railroad, each giving notice that
Books of Supscription will be opened in this City
on the 19th of April next. That day has also
been appointed for a Railroad meeting of the citi
zens of Wake County, to take action in favor of
these improvements. We shall be sure to refresh
the minds of our readers, on these matters, at eve
ry suitable opportunity. The subject is one of
great importasco, atid demands their serious consi
is public policy, those great Republican doctrines
which. constitute the strength of our national ex
istence.; 7
In regard to our foreign relations, he will l: ex
haust every resort of honorable' -diplomacy before
appealing to arms." What , a condemnation of
Junius K. Polk ! who rashly brought on a war in
the hope that its eclat would enure, to his own ben
efit, and that of his party. But it became the rock
on which they split. .
But as to our domestic policy, again, Gen. Tai lor
leaves no ground for uncertainty. He recog
nises "protection to the great interests of Agri
culture, Comm?rre and .Manufactures; the im
provement of our rivers and harbors; to provide
for tho speedy extinction of the public debt; to en
force a strict accountability on tho part of all off
cors of the Government, and the utmost economy
in all public expenditures, under the regulation of
Is this ' to keep things as they are ?" By no
means. And what we like the Old Man above all
things for, is just this : that ho not intend to
permit things to romain as they are; but that ho in
tends reform and improvement, and takes for his
example him who was, by so many titles, tho ''Fa
ther of his Country."
As to the Standard's flourish of trumpets about
the "old Democratic guard," and all that, and a
bout their victory " the next time," we all know, by
experience, what sort of a prophet its Editor has
lately been, and may therefore toll easily how that
is going to turn out. Gen. Cass was going to be
our President, too hut he is'nt ! :
, Wo are indebted , to the '.courtesy of . .Manteo
I.ih!o No. 8, of the 1. 0. 0. P. of this city, for a
I copy, of '.lie Address of the lion. Wm.. II, Wash-1
j ington, -, delivered before that respectable, associa-.
tion and. a very largo audience, at .he Capitol, on
the i;;t!i J.u:u ,ry last We had the pleasure, of
hearing this most excellent address, and find it . lo-.
ses none' of its interest and va!u n paper. It j
comes from the Standard press, and is very neatly I
printed. . .' - '.-,-..
do novo.
By Nash, J. In Parrish v. Mangum, from Or
ange, aflirmini the .judgment below. -Also, in
Stato v. M cintosh, from Moore, reversing the judg
ment . below, a nd rendering judgment here; for
plaintiff. Also, in West v. Tilghman, from Cra-
Couricr, and received from the General the most veil, reversing the judgment, and directing a venire
complimentary and friendly notice. His remarks to de novo. ; Also, in Askew v. Daniel, in Equity
M". Cauror.i were fraught with feeling, and made from Granville, dismissing -the bill. , ' Also, in
Deans v; Dortch, in Equity from Nash, dismissing
thi bill with costs. .
By Pearson, J, In Hall v. Harriss, in Equity
frbm Montgomery, directing a decree for plaintiff.
Also, in Harriss v. Philpor, in Equity from Person.
Also, in Ward v. Jones, in Equity from Warren,
declaring that testator had a life estate only intht
land. Also, in Den ex dem Etheridge, from Cur
rituck, reversing the judgment, and awarding a
venire do novo. Also, in Hardy v. Williams, from
Bertie, reversing the judgment and awarding a ve
nire de novo. Also, in Henry v. Henry, from
New Hanover, reversing the decree Also, in
McCraw v, Davis, in Equity from Surry, directing
a decree for an account.
it the LocoToco Administration was coiimellc
clc'crtnip a nd it was found that the Nation,'
over head arid ears in debt, and all its c lfices in
possession of the Lucofocos, wlip wore crying
" hrnnritv ! n-lnrv to l:l!r imil; IlfimncMPiT ,ttn
have done: it all!" The, woY Lavo! to wnlk ,l, a largcand rcspoctahle mcetil.g held in that city to
flaiik, cli ? V,'e shall s..v. .-...'.-'" ."'-.-.
respond, 'to-Mr.-. Calhoun's Address.. Speeches Were,
made, arid resolutions passed. Firm, united and
concerted resistance to Northern aggressions, is re
The Newborn. Mail due here on Saturday last,
for this city and the North, was robbed on the route,
supposed to have been done in the vicinity of Nau
seniond River, as the post bills, and Many letters
and papers were fount) floating. in said river.-
X'irfolk Ikacon, March 17.
Supreme Court Reports.
R 75 D U C T I O K 0 F PRICE.
rpiIE Rtiliscriher having purchased from the Estate .
of W. K.Uales, Esq., deceased, the entire Edition
of Vols. II, 7, and ti Law, and Vols. 4 and 5, Equity,
of Iredell's Reperts of Cases deeided in the Supremo
Court of North Carolina, (from December Term 1840,
to August Term, 1818, inclusive., and including ttso .
the Equity Cases of the present Turin of the Court,)
has reduced the price from Six IMUars to Fine Dal
ian per volume ; nod is prepared to furnish them to
Gentlemen of the Bar and Booksellers, exoept Vol. 5
of Equity, to be published in a l'w weuks, of which
notice will he pven. Orders for the whole, or for any
one or more Volumes, promptly attended to. And th
Bar supplied on reasonable terms with the previous
Volumes of North Carolina Reports, and I,nw Books
generally. Bound Copies furnished to the Profession,
in exchange for their Nos.
. Fa vetteville, March 19, 1849. - 17
The Union understands that the President de
clines to makp a certain appointment " upon the
alleged ground that Virginia ha.yjoreignmissims
ewmuh at this time."
Whatever tho Union may think, the country trict Attorney of Boston, and Mr. Loroy, as Navy
will remird this as a nmmisinir Kvmnlnm.' Agent tor Wew Jorll
i o J "'1
Wasihnhtos, March 15.
It is announced here this evening that among
the nominations sent to the Senate by the Presi
dent to-day, are those of Fletcher Webster, a Dis-
The effect of the decision of the Senate, in de
claring Gen. Shields ineligible, is to render his e
lection void and the Governor of Illinois cannot
make a temporary appointment. 'The Legislature
of that State does not meet for two years, unless
specially called together.
" It is rumored that Mr, Bancroft will bo recall
ed by the next steamer."
We hope so,-for if lie stays long, John Bull
will have us all. - ..
Hon, George Evans, of Maine, Hon. Caleb B.
Smith, of Indiana, and Col. Robert T. Paine, of
North arolina, have been appointed by the Pres
ident, by and with the advice and consent of the
Senate, Commissioner to adjust the claims of our
citizens against Mexico.
We are highly gratified to announce to the citi
zens of North Carolina, the very honorable posi
tion which has been assigned to Col. Paine the
more, because the Locofocos, for party purposes
have sought to tarnish his good name, and detract
from his well-earned reputation as a Commander
of our Volunteers in Mexico, happily without avail.
The object was always so apparent, that although
he was assailed with a pertinacity almost unparal
leled, his fellow-citizens have sustained him, and
evinced their confidence iu him.
These are the claims for which Mr. Polk avow
edly war with Mexico. Their amount he
has variously stated, at different limes to suit his
purposes, ranging from three to eight millions of
dollars. After the war was brought to a close
and a treaty entered Into, it was agreed in the trea
ty that the United States should pay the debt due
our citizens by Mexico ; and three Commissioners
are to examine, adjust, and settle the claims which
way be presented for payment
ST Among the published list of appointments
confirmed by th Senate, we find the following of
ficers of the Customs :
" Joshua Tayloe, Collector at Ocracoke, N. C.,
vice Thomas J. Pasteur, whose Commission ex
pired. .
James E. Norflect, Collector at Edenton, N. C,
tice Zizop Rawls, resigned." -.- -
- Among the nominations gent to the Senate, on
the 14th, was that of Henry V. Brown, as Regis
ter of the land Office atGroen Bay, in placo of J.
S. ' Fish, reinotrif.
Thia is tiie onlv removal wo have seen, distant
, General shields.
The subject which occupied the attention of the
Senate last week, mostly, was the question of the
eligibility of General Shields. The caso was as
plain a one as ever camo before a Legislative body.
It appeared, without contradiction, that he w is
naturalized on the 21st of October, 1810, and con
sequently wanted more than seven months of the
constitutional qualification of nine years to hold
the office of Senator.
' His Locofoco friends made many efforts to evade
a direct vote on tho question ; and, under their in
struction, we presume, the General actually en
deavored to resign an office he was not com potent
to tako upon himself the object being, by this
means, to ensure his ro-appointment by the Govern
or of Illinois, under the power which he possesses
to fill a vacancy created by resignation. But the
Senate decided that tho election was void, and, con
sequently, the gallnut General had nothing to re
sign. Those accomplished and unscrupulous par
tizans, Cass, Douglass, Footo, &c, had an oppor
tunity, once more, to show their utter contempt for
law, propriety, and everything else, in endeavoring
thus more firmly to secure the Locofoco ascendan
cy in the Senate, by keeping Shields in. right or
wrong, eligible or ineligible; and finally voted a
gainst the resolution declaring his election void.
Their respect for the constitution must be very lit
tle, when they ihus regard it as of no mora effica
cy than a piece of waste paper. The people will
learn the character of such men in time, and know
how dangerous it would be to trust fliem. We still
think, and it will more and more appear, that the
country had a very happy escape from Cass !
Correspondence of the Baltimore, Sim.
Washinciton, March 10, 1819.
The appointment of VV. Carey Jones, Esq., son-
in-law of Mr. Benton, as Secretary of the board
of commission under the Mexican treaty, is an
nounced. Mr. Jones is a moderate Whig, and a
good Spanish scholar. The appointment was, in
every way, fit lo be made. It seems that Mr. Hall,
of Tennessee, a member of the last House, is to
succeed Mr. Graham, as Register of the Treasury.
irrolk and Walker, among the Whig office
holders, (what few were left in place under John
Tyler,) made a complete scamper. If a man was
a IVjig- it was all the same as if he had com
mitted the unpardonable sin out he had to go, pro
scribed and branded.
Will those Democratic Editors, who are putting
up a pitiful cry of deprecation now, against pro
icriitiiin, think of this? How is it, under Gene-
frnm the Seat of Government. We have no doubt nil 1 aylors administration ? i he 1'remdent says,
this Fish, has been out of his element, in some " Honest;-, capacity, and fidelity are the indispen
wav '. hence the cause of his beine dono Brown. I sable pre-ruquisites to tho bestowal of office 5 and
. Dr. Thomas Dice, the celebrated Christian Phi
losopher, intends to visit the United States this
Summer, (on dil.) , :
the absence of either of these qualities shall be
deemed sufficient cause for removal."
Was any brawling oflwc-holder honest and
faithful) We doubt it. '
The National Intelligencer says : It is intimated
to us that a rumor has been put in Circulation that
tho lion, Andrew Stewart, one of .the Represen
tatives in tho last Congress, had been a candidate
for a seat in. the Cabinet, and that his claim had
been set aside or rejected. Wo are authorised to
state that the rumor is unfounded; and that, on
tho contrary, Mr. Stewart did, in terms, before the
Members of the Cabinet were designated, peremp
torily decline being ''.considered as a candidate for
any office iu the gift of the Administration.
The Philadelphia Times, referring to the pa
thetic description by the Union of the parting scene
between Mr. Walker and tho Clerks in his Depart
ment, oif which occasion "tho voice of tho Chief
Clerk was thick and htsktj with the feelings of his
noble heart" 'is reminded of the shipwrecked mari
ners described by Byron :
"They grieved lor thoso wboperish'd in the cutter,
Ann also lor the biscuit casus ami buller 7
Dinsmorc, the Democratic Candidate for Gov
ernor, lias been elected by a large majority. The
returns from the third Congressional District indi
cate that Gem Wilson, the Whig Candidate, has
leen re-elected by an incroased majority. In the
First District it is doubtful whether Tuck, the
Whig Candidate, has been re-elected. In ten towns
he has lost 424 from the last election, when bo
was elected by 1,500 majority.
Gen. Scott returned to Washington last TueS'
day, and the next morning paid his respects to the
President. His health is restored, and, it is s iid,
he will, in future, make his headquarters in Washington.
VTOTICE is hereby given, that Books will be open
X i'fd for Subscription to the Capital Slock of the
in the City of Raleigh, n Thursday the lflth duy of
April, 1849 ; ani will remaiu open for sixty days
tho.-eafur. .
Coifmitsumtt 1.
Raleigh, March 20, 1849. 16 td
In the Missouri Legislature on the 27th ult., a
member proposed to resolve
" That the thanks of the people of this State are
due to the Honorable David R. Atchison for tho
manly and unwavering course pursued by him in
regard to the all important question of slavery, by
subscribing his name,' solitary and alone,' to the
address of the southern delegates in Congress to
their constituents."
but on putting it to the vote, it was rejected 41
to 46. Other resolutions (accompanying the one
thanking Mr. Atchison,) declaring that the people
of Missouri endorse Mr. Calhoun's Address, shar
ed the same fate.
We understand that the President of tho United
States availed himself, on Saturday, of the first
hour of leisure ho has found since his Inaugura
tion, to visit Mcsdamcs Madison, Adams, and Ham
ilton, and pay his personal respects to those ladies.
Nal. Int. .
Vfo learn that Mr. Gales Beaton, the son of our
very worthy Mayor, has been appointed to besccre-.
tary of Legation to the Embassy at Frankfort. Mr.
Scalon went abroad in 181 in company with Mr.
Henry Drayton, formerly of this city and now a
distinguished citizen of the French Republic,and has
been sojourning most of his time in Paris and in
Germany. He brings lo the discharge of his new
dutiei a vigorous and well stored mind and a know
ledge ,o the German and French languages. We
understand that Mr. S. is now in Paris. His ap
pointment is highly creditable to the administration,
and will not fail to be gratifying to the many
friends of our respected Mayor. 'al. Whig.
The Northern papers mention a rumor that Mr.
Ritchie is about to retire from the Union, which is
to pass into the hands of Mr. Burke, late Commis
sioner vf Patents, and Mr. Forney of Philadelphia,
who pz.y the sum of $50,000 for it.
, ' ' '- ... ' ', , ' - ' '
Ex-Pbesidem Polk, at Savannah The Sa
vannah papers of the 1'Jth are largely occupied
with the public reception given the Ex-President
on his arrival in that fuite, on his way homo.
Mr. Polk and Mr. Wulker, the Georgian says,
went to Church twice on Sunday.
The Duke cf Argyle and sons, and. Lady Blan
tyre,have been excommunicated by Bishop Trawer
a tractarian, for attending divine service in Glas
gow in a PreslyU'rian church.
It will be remembered that when Mr. Polk sent
to Gen. Taylor the splendid Gold Medal voted to
him by Congress, it was unaccompanied1 by any ex
pression of pleasure, or testimony of his apprecia
tion of the great services of Gen. Taylor, A very
different scene occurred at the White House on the
2d inst., on the delivery of the six swords voted to
Gens. Butler, Twiggs, Worth, Quitman, Hender
son, and Ilanier. In presenting these President
Polk wrote to each, that, "concurring in the senti
ment of Congress," it gave him "sincere pleasure"
to carry its wishes into effect, with various other
complimentary expressions.
How marked is the contrast between Mr. Polk's
conduct to Gen. Taylor, (whose gallant deeds in
Mexico could not even secure him the honor of be
ing named in the Annual Message to Congress,)
and Gen. Tayler's courtesy to Mr. Polk since his
arrival in Washington! Fat. Ubs.
The Senator from Mississippi not Jefferson
Davis-continues yet, we see, by our Washington
correspondent, to make a figure. He flies about in
the Senate, it seems, and whizzes like a boy's top.
He buzzes like a bee. He is a regular oratorical
We really hope that when the Hon, Senator
goes home, the Mississippians will turn his powers
to some useful purposes, for it is a pity to see a
man thus run to waste in the Senate. His ani
mal power would answer for a ferry boat the sub
stitute for horse power across the Mississippi. It
vvojild inflate a balloon. It would light Natchez
up with gas. He is the long sought for but hith
erto undiscovered perpetual motion. If we only
had him at the North, we could make a fortune
with him. JV. Y. Exp.
Four hundred gold eaglos originally nestled in
California, have been returned from the Mint.
They are expected lo Jlij. 1
Our exchanges from all sections of the Union,
comes to us" full of warm commendations of Gen
eral Taylor's Inaugural, and expressing the great
est satisfaction with the composition of the new
Cabinet. There is a perfect unanimity in tho
Whig ranks on these points, and even the more
honest portion of the Locofoco press "own up
that so far they have found 110 fault with a Whig
President. JV. V. Express.
An Admission.
The New York Journal of Medicine, the organ
of the regular Faculty, thus argumentatively and
summarily disposes of the practice of taking blood
as a remedy in disease :
"An acute observer of disease and remedy would
perceive that an inflammation consisted in torn?
disturbance of the circulation, and health consisted
in the restoration of tho circulation to its original
condition ; the secret of remedy would be found in
the cause of the circulation. The blood is not the
cause of its circulation ; for the self-same quanti
ty of blood may be in the vessels when it does not
circulate at all as when it does most healthily, as
daily instanced in concussions, epilepsy, Sic.
The taking away blood docs nothing directly but
alter the quantity.
"Indirectly by taking away the fluid which con
taius the life, we diminish the life itself, and the
means of obtaining life the respiration. Bleed
ing, therefore, diminishes the quantity of life. Can
a man have too much of life t It matters not that
from the days of Hippocrates down to now, bleed
ing has been adopted. It matters not that it re
lieves the tension, and of necessity, the pain, of an
inflamed part ; it does not act upon the part dis
eased, producing any change in its condition.
How, therefore, can wo designate it as a remody?'
"VfOTICK is hereby given, that Books will be open-i-
ed for Subscription to the Stock of the
in accordance with the Act of the late session of the
Legislature, in the City of Raleigh, n Thursday, the.
19th day of April, 1849 ; and will remaiu open for
sixty days thereafter.
Raleigh, March SO, 1849. 1 6 td
ID The Petenburer Iutelliirencer and Republican.
and Norfolk Argus, will please insert each of the a-
bove advertisements three times.
NOTICE is hereby (riven, that I shall attend at the
Court House, on Friday, the 30th day of March,
instant, from 10 o'clock A M. to 5 o'clock, P. M. to
take the City Tax Li4, for ths current ytar accor
ding to law. r
Raleigh, March 10, 1849. 3t.
Dr. A. F. Cooper's Spino-Abdominal
TUE Subscriber baa on hand, a supply of the above,
valuable Supporters, which are recommended for all
persons, afflicted with muscular debility, round shoul
ders, or prolapsus Uteri. .
Prot Mott thinks they ar very well adapted for
some varieties of incipient spinal distortions, as they
afford the useful combination of shoulder Braes and
Abdominal Supporter, with very decided support to tho
spiuul column.
The above Braces are recommended bv Physicians
generally, who have seen them, and I have sold a
number to citizons of this place, who are highly pleased
A geatleman observed a few days sirce, that he had
been wearing a very celebrated body brace for some
time, and that he would not give one of the above, for
tifly such. .
" They need no puffing, as they speak for them
selves, v. i'. l'ESOl'D.
LCT The above Supporter is an improvement on Dr.
E, Craine's Spino-Abdominal Supporter.
Raleigh, March 21), 1849. 17
Beckwi th's
Anti-Dyspeptic Pills.
THESE Pills have becu notv for more than tea
yean before the Public, and their just pretensions
to the character claimed for them closely examined
and tested, by a great number of persons, too intelli
gent to be deceived, and too deeply interested in tho
result', uot to observe with care, and judge without
Experience has not weakened these retentions,
but trenithened and confirmed them by a tmm of
testimony of euch respectable character m baa rarely
sustained any article in this form in any country.
The subscriber has just received a supply of them,
which have been recently made, and he being Dr.
lieckwi'f t Agent for this part of the State, is prepar
ed to furnish the wholesale trade at his price, hi any
quantity. P. F. PLSCUD,
' Druggist.
Raleigh, March 20, 1849. n ,
SOME of the most Superior Combs ever offered for
sale in Raleigh, may be found at
- P. 1'". PESCTJD'8 .
Drag Store.
Ra'elgh, March 8, 1849. v
A FURTHER supply of Yeast Powders,' j.wt re
ceived and for sale by 1
- p. f. rrscca
Raleigh, March 8,1849. .
OXE ease of Soda Sataratus, a superior article for
cooking purposes, just received and for mil (;y
Raleigh, March 8, 1849.
SNUFF Boe, Cigar Casos and Tobaetio Boa.,
just to hand sad for sals by
P. F. TEsCUD. .
Raleigh, March 8, . ie 19. '

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