W did not publiab. Saturday 'a proceed
bgsof the Gmratbk,tW the reason that
' we received m Raleigh pepera' eaT yester
day eoataiabg them; but their aiiecaee
ni more than atoned for by the eieeUent
letter efeev aide Italeigh correspondent,
whebeeefthe snoot fatclligrnt
Vff if 1UI body. . Ilii fetters : not only
stofe fact ail that b bterestbg b the
proceedings, hat many jast and weighty
bawdy esmgratalato wwdf and onr rcad-
n ipM having srcared the services of to
able aad intelligent a gentleman aa.a eor
veapewdcwt, m bk letters mm necessarily
add mweh I tbe fatcrrst U ear paper dar
ing tba atseiia .4f tbe CWvesdbn, which
va eappaae w3 bat for mm two ar three
think lie Caavtfitfoei acted tely
la nxsadag a adjocra sta .Ot.J- Although
11 waa b fort called for particular pm
pfished, yet it b not, b a atrict
fmdma officio; for tba naaaa that ita pow-
er extend ta assay abjectt bcaidea tboae
for which k waa erperkHj called. It ia,
b fact, tba representative af tba referred
ewers of tba State, and rt
powera are aalj Embed bj tba problbttiooa,
expreaa or implied, apoa tba State b tbe
Federal Coaatitatba. It b' vested witb
aD tbe legitimate powera of any otber
Coareatba tbat ever assembled b tbe
State ; and, suck befog tbe ease, it should,
- ' now that it b fa session, proceed ta make
tbe ate nary amendments to oar State
be re-written, aa aoaae of tbe phraseology
of it b imperfect. It b at preaeat in man y
detached part, and should be consolidated
or codified. Sa macb J of tbe Constitution
of 1776 a 'till remain b force, tbe ameud
menti of 1835, the Free1 Suffrage amend
ment, and all other amendments which
hare been made since tbat time, ar which
it b now proper to make, t buuld be em
bodied bio one com pact instrument. Apart
from tbeae necessary alterations and amend
ments to aar State Confutation, we con
fese that we caa aee bat little for the Con
vention to da at preaeat. We are opposed
to its aminff general lecblative powers.
We thL k it should legislate Only ia caxes,
where there may be an argent necessity
"We hare not a paper in the State de
voted b the ebgnteet degree to her mate
rial interests. With the exception of an
editorial in this paper arguing in favor af
the e tobuehment of ork House, and
ane b the Raleigh Sentmet on the subject
of Railroads, we do not remember to hare
aeen any articles devoted to matters of
State importance, unless it be tbe dbcue
abna b tbe Xewbern papers on the sub
ject of consolidating the X. C. and Atlan
tfa R. R. Companies. 0M Xorik State.
Our cotrmporary is mistaken -in one
particular: The &wuk has, in addition
ue maner reierrea to, con lain ea. a num
ber of articles in advocacy of the ub
liahment of a Beal Estate Bank, which,
a aw jodrmeat, pronusea more benefit
the people of tbe State than any other
measare that could be derwed at present,
and has freqaeatly trged the introduction
of capital and labor to oar midst
Bat the did Sortk State b right b the
main, lae press, generally, and ourselves
among Ihem, bare been too inattentive to
State marreats, and hare devoted too macb
sjee and time to tbe unprofitable eoasid-
eranoa at f ederal pobUca and relations.
uawwaiiM design to improve in
this rtspect U pay mane regard to our
mdaatnal and internal condition. Onr
people, wlaib stiU aaxioaa for reatoratbn
and reeonciliation, bare ceased, ander tbe
preaaare of Badbal injustice, to aeel that
mtenae interest b national aftaira which
Upon reflection, we aee that we have
done aome bjaatbe to onr eoteniporary of
tbe Stmtimti, and perbapa others, as well
aa awadC Wo wrote 'baatOy 'and from
v bat we jtmnbrx the airtklea
wbicb the SemSmd refers, aa weO aa aome
written by oarectf and the Charlotte Times,
b laTor of tbe mtrod action of capital aad
labor bto tbe eoaatry. But, as the Srmti-
rfsays, wa are b the man correct.
Xotick to N. C. CoTTox 8mfm?
k iocaa by or Xorth Carolina cott
plaatera. becaase of their neglect of or aon
arBaiBtanca with the rereane bwa. - They
aeiad- tbe eCtoa to tbaar natrrbaata hir
and elsewbere,.fof axle, with no snjieient
vmence af the payment of the tax. The
proper method b ta send, b every iaatam
"to the comsatssMn mercbaat, 1st a eartiji-
case of the aavmeatof the tax. and 2nd. a
: exportaAi, both of -which tba
the tax at required to far-
CAyvtar te slt ms; m afl emset, he
1 gm ayaas shipment ier mk.hen
Tbe lbraal Charch at IlagHatowB,
d, wna eM&r -aibyfc,
Tweaday, the Z3L The argma and saaae
af the ebwreb farniiare weae aared b a
aranre. Aa Mionunntg baud-
anr, need aa a ataue. waa bhewme deatrar-
ed, and scvcralamaO boasea were bjared.
aIUulNH M. - V-jS.
- - MosVat, May 23.
The Convention was tailed to order at
10 o'clock. A. M.
IVayer by Iter. J. M. Atkbsoaj .of the
inresbyteriaa Cburcu. - 1
Tbe Journal of yesterday was read and
kkpobts or cuiiatrmrai
Mr. if elver, from the committee appohv
ted to Inquire and report aa to the expedi
ency of establishing a Penitentiary, snb-
mlrtrd a report to tbe effect, that in view
of the recent action of the General Assem
bly, and the finances of the State, it would
be inexpedient at this time to take any ac
tion b the premises. The Committee
asked to be discharged. The report was
conrmrred in. t
Mt Moore, of Wake, from the commit
tee appointed to collate and tv-a ritti the
Constitution nCi lhe State, reported the
amiMlel Caiwtitutiua, which waa ordered
aaba'prbted. ' U . ,- V , k- v
lleaara. F. IS. r5attertbwaite (ritt) and
J no. 'A. Richardson (Bladen) delegates
elect to 11 vacancies, appeared and Were
qualified. " ,
r T V.1 ' r 1 JLtlil
- wi wmum hbjimuicvui av mviiuvn iu
raise a committee I" seven, to take bto
ft aa 'aa a "a a .
consuierauon lae subject or a circulating
medium, for the people of the State, and
report by ordinance or otherwise. Adopt
ed under a suspension of the rules.
Mr. McLaughlin, a resolution to change
the manner af settling with Executors, Ad
Air. Folk, a reeolnttoa reducing; the per
diem and mileage of the officer! and mem
bers of the Convention.
ir. ir. 1: 1..: .
debts bcurred by the counties in aid of the
Mr. Jones, of Davidson, a resolution
concerning salaries and fees. (Proposes
to raise a committee of fire to consider the
propriety of amending an act paired by
the late Legislature, entitled "Salaries and
Mr. Hodge, an ordinance to exUblish
courts of authentication and record.
Mr. BusselL aa ordinance concerning
the election of Clerks and Sheriff.
Mr. Rumley, an ordinance incorporating
the i fceauje liook and Ladder Company,
of the toTi of Beaufort. (( )a introducing
this erdiaunce,, Mr. Rumley stated, that,
aa ut erdiaanee waa' porely of a legisla
tive charactvr, be thought the legislature
was tbe proper body to act upon it, but as
such ordinances were coming before the
Convention daily, ha felt bound to intro
Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on
Homesteads, reported an ordinance to
amend Ibe-Concututioa so aa to provide
Mr. Phillips, a resolution to have an ab
stract of the census of I860 .printed for
the use af the Convention.. Adopted uu
dor a aaspaasioai of tba ralea.
Mr. Polk, a. resolution concerning even
bg sessions. Proposing" that the Conven
tion, from and after the 2th bat, bold
evening sessiens, commencing at 4 o'clock
f. M., daily. I
On motion of Mr. Polk, the rules were
suspended. Sundry amendments were offered.
On motion of Mr. Henry, the resolutions
were laid on the table.
rr nr . -
jar. n inourne, an orainanee to secure
the rights of tbe citizens of North Carol
na in tbe navigable waters of the State.
jir. 1001, a rcsointion to pay tne com
misslonerB appointed to report to the Gen
eral Assembly on tbe subject of Freed
men. Referred, on motion of Mr.- Poo!
to tbe Committee on f inance.
Mr. Wright, for the Committee to which
was referred the communication of th
Public Treasurer, reported M an ordinance
in relation to the act of tbe General As
embly entitled 'Revenue.'"
An ardbaaee to grant a general amiieTfty
and pardon to all persons guilty of violat
ing the criminal laws of the State of North
Carolina, except to those guilty of capital
ieionKs, was put en its second reading.
Mr. Jones, of Henderson, moved to
amend, by striking out the words " first of
May 1865" aad inserting first of Janua
- b4j aa - . . . a a .
ry, 1000, aa um time 10 wuich the pro
poned amnesty should extend, "which waa
Mr. Caldwell, of Burke; nnred the pas
aage of the-, ordinance, as a measure of
compromise, to allay tbe bitterness and Ul
feeling which in various section of the
Btata nad grown out or. the late war.
Mr. McCorkla moved to amend the or
dinance by adding the rbHowing proviso
"Provided That all homicides commit
ted by persoas m tbe co-called Confedei
ate State army, while acting ander ordori
emanatbg from eommandia officers to
wbaaa tbe defendaata betoneid. shall ako
peexemoted trnm prraeiirlwj,- , , , , a
Mr. FauIkVr moved to lay the ordi
teeJaife and. oa hU m the
! Lam. Murr,
i f (.1....
yeas and nays were ordered.
Tbe CoavtntJon refused to hron the
laoie t - ..
Tiat MeBTf. AdamV, TUines.'Brooks.
ifryaa, rjynum, Caldwell, of UuiJford, Cow.
per, lackey, x.Uis, aircJoth, r aulkner,
arches, Uanagaa, Uarland Unssom, Har
ris, of G a lfd, Harris of Rutherford, Haynes
Jones, of DavidW. Lash, Love, of Chat
ald, of Chatham, MeUonaJd, of Moore,
Richardson. RnsselL Rush. Satterthwaite.
Simmotu, Sloan, Starbock, Stewart, Swan,
Walknp, WiUcy,,WbbBTiie aad Winston.
33. . -
Nats. Messrs. Alexander. Allen. Bar
ley, Uahrr, Barrow. Beanv JeIL llerrr.
Kagbaaa, Bradley, Brkkell,- Brown, Bur-
pa. xMxion, VAMweu, of Jjofxe, Uonig
badL Dick. Dockerr. Eaton. rareW.
Oarrett, Gilliam. Godwin. Henrrj Hodr
Jackson, Jarvt, Johnson, Jane,'of Hen
derson, Joyee, Joyner, Kbg, Love, of
Jeckaon. McCaulev. MrfWI.
f Wake, Mon.by, (JJom, I'atU rnnn, 1
sail, Perkins, lVrson Ilillipa, Folk, 1 .
Rumley, Smith, of Anson, . timiiu, l
Wilkes, Spenbct, of Hyde, Spencer,
Montgomery Stephenson, .Thompson,
Ward, Williamson, Wilson and Wri t,
On uotioo of Mt Phillipi, the ordin4ii
and amendment were referred to a ad.
commit tea of nine. ' . ' i . V-. -
' Mr. Mclver. ibv leave 1 btroduccd a rc 1
olution bstrnctinr aa Inquiry by the l i
nanoa committee m relation to certain pro.
visions of the Revenue La- Ak.phd, l'
OX CaLEXDAR. ' "'
i f rvaoWloi annquixconcfrnlnt Stati
auiwonrbiiona for tba L'bslLma Rail Jloaa
CoiniMiny wia atltpU'dt AnnHuanee'b
rt'latfou to iwpriiHiiiineilt for debt was. fe
ferred on seeoud reahiug ta the committee
on Constitutional Auieudwwit, va jaatloa
of Mr, Moore a, it Wake.: AiJJ.y
Ordinances on 2d reading, introduced bv
Mr. Moore, of Wake, to amend an At af
the General Assembly concerning wr-ves
and neraons of color or of mixed hluod.'.
era arerredi aaBotka.of 4Itflfoore.'cX
An ordinance calling a tonvenUoaT(ul
1B7I, and a resolution to raise a eonruiftet
on the subject of adjournment, introduced
by. Mr. Phillips, were, on his motion) bid
on the table.
A resolution . iu favor of W. II. Harri
son, on second readiug, was laid ou the a
ble, ou uiuliou of Mr. McLaughliu.
An ordinance concerning debts of the
State to be hereafter contracted, 011 second
reading. This 1 ordinance- declares tKiit
the Ueueral Assembly shall make ao Bill
making an appropriatlon'of public moneys
or raiding loan on the faith and credit of
the 8tatc, unless the bill making such ap
propriation, or raining such loan, shall have
passed three readings on tbreoBevcRudays
iu eacu no use 01 111 e ueueral Assembly,
and received in each House the votes of a
majoritp of the whole number of members
I further requins a record of the veas and
nays upon the passage of such bill in eith
On motion of Mr. Eaton, the ordinance
was amended, by inserting a provision that
the yeas and uays on such bill shall be re
corded on each reading b each House.
Mr. Love moved to amend by adding
the following proviso :
iyoridrd. that this renuimnent shall not
be applicable to works of internal improve
ments already chartered or b progress of
I After some discussion, in which Mensrs.
Eaten and Winston urged the pamage of
tho ordinance, and Messrs Logau, Love
and Caldwell, of Burk, opposed it, tbe lnt
ter moved that the amendment be bid ou
tba table. '
' .The Convention refuged, to lay on tba.
table, yea 89 f naya 68. " " M ' ;
Mr. llrown addressed, the Convention b
support of the ordinance.
1 he question recurring on Mr. Love's
amendment, on motion of Mr. Henry, the
Convehtifn adjourned until ty o'clock to
: 4. i
y nut bi J.t
-i-ii aie luanLii
1. 1 .
t.i 1 ..
t;.n'C I itc ei ijhI are luanLn T to :
rj cLe tsuuilrrt, there U too n-u '
to f ar thai war tnay break eu. L'
tbe 1. as! reacoa to tope tint vf i
would Lave tee a J any ax-
!1 have l 1 1 v oCerrd and
touoly empIovcJ.'- TLatwokavt
ie the power u qorrtLa ahowU
I ' ouU hot ba-4ilMJiargbg my du
aij too much, lot. My Lards, wa '
stood alone, and alooe wa could do ;
bgi arabsi'tha dcUrmlaadon thai
Waa the moat effective meaaa, the ou! il.
rtlva mearia, r giving Mart
fkths doTIcv. Tlis dVtrrmnat1
Bui J ua onm wjh ito tf SDUN Swya
that httll way fa actually decSartd It' wCl
hot ba carried Into tffect bat More than a
millioa of men are bow armed aad pvepari
el for'lhe confVcL And I moat say that
it b a melancholy sight bthiaaalightened
sgand la tba present atate of crvilixatba
u4 promtyjlat Earope.showlJ. be avea
menaced with-waa for Whkh there h it
W J4 U mlith than b no JariavJ Lpatadfefjae.'J J j'jf 1 ,
dictioav.' Cheera.1 . - - . ... It b not likely, purjudge
r ord Stratford da Kedclifie -jeoademned
L ambitious policy which threatened to
involve Europe b a general war, and re
pudiated the notion that Austria could have
any aggressive intention.
Lord Grey aba deprecated the appre
hended outbreak of war. and imputed En-
gland a loss of influence aver tmropraa af
taira to what he deemed to be the over
strained iuteipretatioa of the doctrine of
non-intervention which had prevailed of
I . . . . j . F ,.
iatc years, vur acquiesence m ue spoua
tioa of Denmark had kept aa oat of war
for a time, but be believed tbe coming dan
ger would be lar greater than that which
we had tbca avoided.
Lord Russell vindicated the condart of
tho Govetament, obserrbg that they bad
not laid dowa any rale not to bterfore
when English interests were not aflected,
but thev had alwavs felt lonr and careful
deliberation shoahi precede aay decision of
adopting tbe last argument of war.
Lord Derby imputed to the Govern
ment that b the Schleswic-llolsteb war.
they bad approved the ranae of Denmark,
but had nevertheless allowed the German
powers to carry oat their intentions.
Lord Russell replied that the Govern
ment had held tbat Germany bad at first
grounds for complabt against Denmark,
but when tbe latter waa prepared to com
ply with the demands which were made,
the subsequent war became aojast.
Alter a few wards from Iord ilaniwirke,
b reply to whom Lord Clarendon explain
ed that the Government had token stetia
to ascertain Whether any offer of friendly
intervention would be acceptable, bat meet
ing with no encouragenM-at, these offers
were not pressed, the subject was allowed
1 i ; ' . v cf t'.e i irv to
J j I 0 ev. iit of tli tliid 5u;'a: . "
tlrf.- I t question hlcl WW
V. Davi will be cntiikdtJ
Til P.knui' ulion i.rovida tLat
ertmiu&l prosecution the accu d ahall en
joy the right to a spedr and puhlie trUL
la dettnninlnj whetletrMr. Davb, hf
ter mora than a year' cIom imprisonmenS
woaU U considered, b tbe tveut of the
disagreement of the jury, to b 1 discharged
on ban, would be a question of 4ogal di
aiwawtisaam tfl IkSS aaaWTiaitnfr br the ludse.
aa a, wawjsjnp sjaoi aa wv wm ' m 1 - ar v
.R iK m-IoWlm! babeaa eorpaa act of
Charlee ll,ft waa Provided, 6, that
..t wuui nimiiiiiiwi ior ireaaoa w Mn
av ahalL tha raobira le aba .first wfltk af
the next term, or the firrt day of the next
SesWtitr .ad WWilW
b that torpa or arasioa. ar ua aaiamea 10
b.H SitJwu the Kb' witneaa -eaithot be
produced , and iTpoi Mbtoa and tried b
the second term' 0 wmsioa,1 be shall be dia
1cm favorable view of the prisoner's appli
cation than b the rule furnuhed by this
Tbe serious question, would he, how
maay terms of the court have passed since
tbe prisoner wa first arrested f His coun
sel would b all probability contend that
by intendment of bw L'uited States courts
were holding their regular terms, for the
last twelve months in the State of Virgin
ia, or at least might have done so.
A farther provision of the Comtitution
mteht perbapa also, b tbe event of a dia-
greemeat of the jury, Le bvoked in behalf
shall be oia
rould tuie a
1 1 : - ill t.. ;rcn.
W-tLiii-Ca, Hay 2ii. The House de
1,1 tLo tax at great length, and Bear-,
ly comludVd . its consiJtTation. In dis
cutfmg the question of the appobtment of ,
a speclir Commlsabnor of Revenue, Mr.
Steven" moved an amendment providing
for the election of that officer by Congress,
instead of bebf appobted by the Secreta-
ry of thfl Tmsniy. Ha madaa vioLnt:
thai ofxicer aaid he would sot appoint any
opponent 'of IhaTreaiJent'a, policy to the '
office. Stevens denounced- 'McCulIoch a
Ui recreant" tooTof a iecrcaulfc President.
A' (harp disaaasioa 'assnad. and without
f . oradhha ajaeadaaaai.1 J h )' J 2
JiuJlU, (Bepb)iaiiv rprvaiLte
vens, and showed thai Congress had no
tuck pwaerbf appobtment aa le proposed
to exercise. ' ' - '
" Mr. Delano, (Rcpablican,) defended the
Secretary, who was, be said, not a slavo.
and thus prevented from speaking his sen
timent.' Dare lie not ' have ap opinion of
bis own T Must we all square our opinions
by a regular line at the dictation of an in
dividual i Jiwt such acta a htevei;'
were creating a very bad sentiment through
out the country.
Mr. Ktevens thus discomfited, withdrew
his amendment, promisbg to reuew it
Xnter from Stxrepe.
. , A.rr 'aultf the Cits vf Bottom.
New York, May 27. The steaaiehip
City of Boston has arrived from Liverpool
j with dates to the 17th int.''
Cotton is ' reported brisk. Tlie aL-! of
of the prisoner that one which sets forth
folio wt : "."or shall any iM-rson be sub
ject, for tbe same offence, to be twice put
in leopard y et lire or limit.'
T 1 ... ..
The aieanintror this rule 1. tbat a de-1
feadant b b lecal W-opar.lv the moment
petit jury L charged with the decision of twa days 13,000 bales
his' case. But though there has been some j quoted at. IXild. i'onsols closed at Si
difference of opinion on tlie point, it may United States Five-twenties tallC.
DC ipuium uiai imi i ur- jui t m ri- uir-
charged from the tun tier and nnal deei
ion of the case, because of their inability
to agree, tbe prisoner may be b id to bt
At one time b England, where the jury
could not agree on a capital race, the judge,
bstead of discharging them at the end of
tbe term, bad them carted round the circuit
with him. This practice, however, is ex
ploded. In case, then, of the Liability of the ju
ry to agree, tbe utmost that tbo primmer
could ask, from that fact alone, would
the right to be out of prison on bail
The war question is unchanged, though
the chances of an European Congre aro
improving. More failures are reported.
In both lloiim-s of the British larlia
iiient the boinltardmeut of Yaljiantiao ba
been noticed in terms of indignation,' but
tlie uentntl attitude of the British Admiral
wits defended and tally endorsed by tbo
ivernnwnt. The EnglFi'h preg and p-o-ple
loudly denounce the et of Spain. An
l. ' hidignation meeting at Liverpool adopted
; strong resolutions expressing gratitude fHr
the exertions of CtaunMHlorv Rogers, United
State Xavy. ,
Wa . m " mm. a.
The recent references to tlie trial of Mr.
Orcht ruw u oa City. , ,
il. Half of the bunne
From the Xationml InteUigcmfrr.
Delate in Vr Engtuk House if Lar&i m
the J'rospect tf war.
lon.' XJetf taTSo-
It u pcrfWtfectly
In the House of Lords., on the fb, Lord
Cadogan, after some preliminary remarks
upon the threatening aspect of political af;
lairs upon ine continent, aaa.ru wiriut
the Government bad made an offer of te-
dbtion to bring about a pacific solution of
tbe question in dispute.
The Earl of Clarendon.1;
ble friend'ay pardon,
true that Parliament ha becn without any
information communicated by usbn the
eabject; and lrTf this reasbD--hat, o far as
tne action 01 tne uovernrarni is copcorucu,
this country ill, neither directly 6r indi
rectly, taxe any pan m war n warr anoiuu
unfortunately occur. Of fcourse are have
always beenready.to aniwer. an inquiry
addressed tous j but until lastt night, in
the other House of Parliament, and to
night fa this House, no bquiry ofjthat na
ture nas been addressed to us. l am sure
thti baa not been from any want of vigi
lance or want of interest fa continental af
fairs; but because it was felt that the pub
lift are just as jweU fafonacd a the Govern
ment oa fUssine 'eventa: "There' b now
little bf tEa secret a7pbmacy' wnfcKi in
former days ao much jmvaibd. There b
onthe part of every Government such ta
tne power of public opinion so ,; great an
anxiety to appeal Ui it and obtain ita sun-
port, that despatches of Ikip most Import
ant character and entailing the gravest
consequence are no sooner' delivered than
they are published, aad the telerram se
cures that there shall be no priority fin
on the same footfag. We know the com-
llntof PrnjiU jitairaiilrIi7BJBdTn
what manner Austria has answered those
accusations. We know brihs able paper
c - w n w wj uBuiuiuni m iihi aa rmm inn nmnannm
of Bavaria and Saxony aa the conduct
of these two great neighbor, and what are
-u opmuna of the restof the German pow.
r. We know bow loud have bn th
remonstrances throuehout GermanT against
War uocalW for by national honor and
jorDidden by national interests. The, foil
of the funds and of ouhlia afx-arid tk
out the exehanrr of EaroniJwi
" " commerce, and mdastry
the enormous Iomm tiuit were entailed
as soon as the rumor of war assumed aa
appcaraaoa of reality, seemed to be so
many warn in gt to sovereigns bow they
trifled with the b teres ta af their subjects.
Up toaboutafortnirbt aro there waa an
arpearance that moderate counsels woald
prevail, and that the calamity si war would
be averted j but within tbe last fortnight
this hope become lea and Wa felt, and al-
Bsdegy Xalr. Badger.
It will be aeen from tbe follow bg letter
of the Hon. William A. Graham, tbat he
nas, at tne request 01 ine memurrs 01 ine qjj j.jtv j.V
;.. rv . ...W n. Ut : Mutn. f Portion .f this City is in ashes, including
guwhed citben, Hon. George E. Bulger. . ai-venty-hve stoie. eight ltefc, lorty
The time is h-u open "for future arrange-; dwelling lioustf, eliun-Iies and a scnuuarvj
ment, probably the second or third week 1 l.oiio.OOO.
. 1 . '
ot lae next session 01 tne ounieme oun
Davb have tallod public attention to thb
subject, which, very aaturailv, fa Urge
degVea bteresti the pabGe nttad. J ' -'
lhe indictment b the asualfona for
treason has been foand bw the mnA Inn-
in the United Stotea Circuit Court, at HltLsnoao, May 26, 18C6
Norfolk. - .1 Gkstlemex: Yours of "the S2d. iuft
Mr. Davis is Indicted under the act of ! bvitbg me, in behalf of the gentlemen of
1790, ander which the penalty, en eonvie- the bar of Wake county, to deliver iu the
uvn, ib aesui. 1 city 01 tuueign a uiscwuive ua cvmmenioni-
He could hare been indicted wnder the I tion of tbe tabntsiand virtues of our dis tin-
act of July 32, 1861, for n seditioas con- guished aseocbte and friend, George E. The Couuel for Sz-VlwflldcaYt Saris.
epiracy, tbe punishment of wbicb as fimyl lwdger, whose recent demiM! occasions so Fortress -Monn.e, May 27. Measr.
not over $5,000, and bnprwonment, withl signal a loss to the pnfeiou and the . (y(:omeT vaY counsel arrived
Health 0 XfcwTerk.
irv 1 ork, 3I.iv 27. The citv
markaby healthy ; all fears of the cholera
went to have abated. Cienrtal Robert An
derson is seriously ill here.
or 'without hard labor, not
six years. I country, owing to my absence for a few 1 , .
-.J- .1 j r 1. . -.l' 1 1 i b-re to-day.
One of tbe most imDortant nobu ia the davs from home.' was received only vester
drawbg of the petit jury, who are charged day. .
wth the trial of the prisoner. ' However much I regret . that you selec-
Tbe jury bto be drawn aceordmg to tion for this ofUcir had not fallen on some
lot, or otherwise, according to tbe mode one of more leware and greater capacity,
practiced in the State for aelecrtng juries it will afford me a melancholy satisfaction
for the highest courts of bw. !tlw namber thus to unite with Ton in pavfae funeral
f iarorl Ml PS snjunoned b left to the dis-lbonora to one a worthy of every tribute of
cretion 01 ine court, aa at common bw. I respect and affection, i be time for., this
The act of Julv 16.' 18C2. reneaia an I eeremonr. which too are Pleased to refer
much of the act of 1789 as. Muirrs. bitemyappointaaeutjl trust may be left to
mmm f m m mm vrain.- an nmrr 1 lawBra umn-iKUL .
Very respectfully yours ,
W. A. GRAHAM.
To Messrs. Kemp P Battle, Chas. Man-
a wm . . w tf
iv, inne. xwagg, i no. 14. .uryan, ii. n
Hajtedy and Sioaj H. Rogcn, Esquires.
. A Card. .
A destructive fire, oririnatinr fa the
occurred yesterday morning. Our office,
jt . ..." 1 : . r a l-t-
petit jurors be summoned from the county
wnere uw oneaee was commiUed.
tnder the act of Jane 17, 1862, no per
son is allowed to ait on the jury-who was
in aay acrree 01 ceraalicitv- whfc th .
bellion. This ban act of controlling im
portance, because, it insures that the trial
shall be before a loyal jury.
1 Mr. Davis cannot be tried W anw f hi, block af buildbn in which waa sitm
confederates. His fate will rest entirely the office of tbe Gboro'-Day' fri
with hb political opnonent.' ' . I occurred vesterdav mornbr. Our ofl
The jury must be. aaaaimons, - there IpTeMe, typej other1 material "and books,
can be no verdict. This b the bvarbUe were entirdr deatroved. Nothbg beloag-
rut of the common bw. and has tTit I ine to the office was saved, and none of
time whereof the memory of man runneth I oar loss (which, exceeds five thousand dol
not to the eontrarT: I bra. three-foorths of which falb noon Mr.
The preaidbr indre can raU aathnnta. Whhlakar. bdividnaDv.i waa covered bv
dvely on questions of evidence aa they I baarance. Thb cabmitv would press
may arise in the prog teas of the trbL but I heavily upon us any time, but more espe-
U tufi lory atwaya, amjiiaJ utjLM. re-1 eiall v a; wben there H fUch a scarcttf
. --t- . r I t
ty, Uxf arw ptaexieaSr the imlM ihST meet their own oblirations. and to secure
1 . - .. r 1 . . . .
TS'lJrf M.IhraJj4 mBJtvm tfJblkmtoZmp z
peal from their dedabn.' ' " j But we feel that this is no time for ehher
4. There has never been aav execution to desDondencr or idleness, and we are deter-
thbpriacipb in the commnaw4iw, except j mtnd, -'at theTWreWom4orfe4
that in cases of libel it bad rrenatl tw. m the Bublieatioa of the Xnt. We
determined by the Cewtof lung's Bench know that oar subscribers and advertisers
thai tbe only aaretion for tba eonaidrra-1 will bear with as patienllr till our arranre-
a ss.va I
oon t tne jury, m crimn prosecntMas saenb are completed.
for libel, was the fact of pabcation aad We respectfully ask oar exchanges to
the truth of the buendoea, and that the pahlish this 1 H3ard,, so that all may know
roart ajuae was competent to aetermme I way tne puuicaunn ot me ow
whether the subject of the pabHcatioa was I Daily A'csr b temporarily bterrapted;
r was not a IibeL And k was for this I and to mform tnoae interested tnat we nope
rulin; of Lord Mansfield that tlxi pb4t-1 to be able to re-isaoe tba paper as early as
ed Junius aa bitterly attacked Lord Mans- the Ut af ; Jely. ; wm-WWM
fidd Lord Camden, the fnd of Ebertv. J. B. WHITAKEB As CO.
ffered from Lord Mansfield, aad tlMaaat-1 Goldaboro N. C, 8atarday, Jlay 19.
tor Waa finall Ml tk mmMmrm. I '
bb act of Parliament af Georre IIL.I A Boston man, writfag home from Sich-
knowa aa Mr. Fox'a net. which determined I nw nd. ears: "Tboagk I do not behera
the - bw aramst Lord MaaafieitTs fodr-1 fifty Sontbera gesrtlemen would wish to
meat, bv cxoresaJv nroraizina tba rbht sea alarcrr rettwwLIam eoeriaced that
af the jury to I the tacts and bwj maay af the blacks would prefer slavery
of the eaaa by a general rerdjrt of guilty I to the condition to waica taey aava been
or not guiltT, t ; J reduced by sudden emancipation. "
XTew Tork Markets).
New York, May 2?.
The total shipments of specie for tho
week amount to 11,000,000. This b tho
Lirgest b the history of the port for one
Cotton buoyant ; sales of 2,000 baled
Upland at 41c; Orleans 43c. Flour baa
advanced 10a 20c. Wheat daH Park
heavy Mess 830 50a SO 75. Naval Ston-a
firm. Turpentine 9.'w97j. Goid 13&J.
ffrom SrasiLl '
Washtigton, May 27. Tho State De
partment has rocdved fafunnation, that tlie
Brasilian Government is reaolved to open
the eoast-wise trade to ships of all nations.
. - knteat TorairB XTaws.
New York, May 26. The London Slip
ping GozcttCj of tho 15th, announces that
the Bank of England has raised the inter
eft for advances on stock to IS per cent.,
in consequence of the great pre sure for
assistance fa thb shspe, on' specalative at
counts. . V
On itoel exchange fSS &mandfor "uTi'
awt aaaomniadatiosjt' widl aeiive. 1 y-'-
llallett, Comaney t Lee, bankers, and ,: .
Griffith Brastony-stock-brteny haTo
saspended. " 1 '
J .i 1
pbthe ibbllftfel" of Waal etd7NaTr"
Sc Co are f 200,000: of Penny c Co.,
.140,000, with asse.Ua of only .29,000.
. XTew Orteana SXarkaL -
New Orleans, May 25.
Cottoa UBchanred. Saks of tJMH) Ule
at36a37c Bani Sterliag 66 ccnU.
JA Hrrr to Bxcixxxxs. Twoyaung
men commenced the sail making basinets
at Philadelphia. They bought a lot of
duck from btephea Firard oa credit, and a
frbnd bad engaged to endorse for them.
ch caarht a rou -and waa- carry inr it
off, when Gnrd remarked :
"Had you not better get a dray jr
No; it is not for, and we caa'carrry it
TeD-your friehd he need'at endorse 1
your note, IU take it without.".