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found U -diffics.il t return than to
forward. lie could here returned
easily l"rim the pint where he diseu
.c inhered hielf,but the fact that he
-ilUilm iirrnarr. hue aril, and tn near
Vl groanu.anr-aier ue m ;
mora than double lhat height on the
other side, are clear proof, that to in
scribe hi name wavnot, and to climb
(lit bridjewas hi object. He had al
ready inftcribed hi iume,aborWash
jin;ton himself, wore than fifty
leet. , 'n' , . .
Around the face of thU huge column,
and between the cleft he now moved
backward ah J' forward, still ascending,
' as he found convenient foot hold.
When he had ascended about one hun
dread and seventy fet from the earth,
and bad reached the point where the
i pi!Urterlianzi i the ravine, hi heart
leetnetft t Tail.' He : s'opped, and
eeme I io i to bef bslacing midway
between lieaven and earth. We were
iti dred suspense, expecting every mo-
i -r. rk. i. ..i -.4 . . I
eWirt to ee him dahed to attains at
liir feet. We had already exhausted
igr powere of entreaty, in persuading
,Vim to return, but all to no purpose.
Nw. it was perilous even to speak to
Jim, and very difficult to carry on con-
variation at all, from tbe- immense
r l..ti.t.i t.Iul.K li, ln.t aaranJnil und the
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uic made by the bu'juiing oi me lime
rook, a U Wmbled tn rainy cascadrs
ver its rocky bed. at our f.et. At
tnft Ia mtAtt in l tt .liarnver tlmt one
cf the clefts before mentioned, retreat
ed backward from tit over hanging
xsitiolt of the .pillar. '"'Iota (Iim h
- - -Hmranirat once, and 'vai soon out of
aisht and out of danger.
There i not a word of truth in all
tint story about our hauling htm up
with rones, and his faintinc awy o
soon ai r e landed on the summit
Thoge acquainted wi Ii the localities.
will at unee perceive i's absurdity, for
we-were benea-W the -arrh.and " it 11
dmlf a mile round the ten, anil for the
most port up a ragged mountain. In
at cad of fainting away, Mr. Piper pro
ceetlcd at once down the hill to meet
u, ar.d obtained hit hat and ahoea.
We met about half way, and there
he laid down for a few momenta, to
recover himself from his fatigue.
We dined at the tavern of Mr. Don
ifeou, half way between the Bridge and
Iexinrton. and thera we related the
whole matter at the dinner table. Mr.
Duailioo ha since removed to the St
"Clair, in Michigan. Mr. riper was
preparing himself for the ministry, in
the Presbyterian church, and the presi
dent of the College was his spiritual
.preceptor, as well as bis teacher in col
lege. Accordingly he called him up,
YICAl WBWIUIMg, IV MMWIIW MtlW V, .mur
ing, perhaps, that it was not a very
proper exhibition for student of the
ology. The Reverend President is still
' alive, and ran coroborate my testimo
ny. I mean the Rev. George A. Bax-
ter,D. D., at present at the head of the
Theological Seminary in Virginia.
As to the other witnesses, Mr. Hevely
afterward became a member of the
Legislature of Virginia, and somewhat
distinguished, I believe, for a young
roan) but he unfortunately fell a vie
. iim to poison, as 1 have been informed.
"Mr. Wallace was then of Richmond,
but a native of 8cotland,whethrr he re
turned soon after. It strikes ma that I
-once heard of his death, but of this I
-am not certain. He may be still a
live, and able t substantiate my state
ment Mr. Piper himself afterward married
daughter of Gen. Alexander Smyth,
of Wythe, and was soon after appoint
ed principal of some academy in the
West, which he abandoned, however,
as he had done the Hninistry before.
Tim laat I heart! of htm. waa durtns
lHe Tail summer, when I saw his name
registered atone of the Virginia pring.
I was told he had become an engineer.
mnti Mr h ft men vniriieii in or,e,inir
road between some two of the
springs.
I have thua briefly and hastily rela
ted every thing about the exploit, which
1 have any reason to believe will be in
teresting to the public, either now or
hereafter. "
WILLIAM A. CARUTHERS.
from ih AUwoy Evening; Journal.
OVESTIOXS OUT OP A POLITICAL
CATECHISM. ;
Cl Qaestion. Pray, air, what politics do
you profess? r
Answer. Sir, I am a democrat. -Q.
In what does your democracy
' consist? ' -
A. To be "all things at times to
all men." To advocate the establish
ment and utility of a national bank in
18l6,and to repudiate it in 1828. To
oppose a sab-Treasury in 1834, and to
laud it to the skies in 1837. To ad
vocate the democracy of August and
September, 1837, ha then declared and
expounded by the Albany and New
York republican committees.snd to ad
vocate what it was declared ana '. ex
pounded to be by the republican com
mittees in December, 18Sr, after the
Locofocos ( which were till the tail-end
of all parties, aa pronounced by the
Globe and Argus,; were admitted Into
our ranks.
Q. What, then, ia yoor definition of
s Lototor - "
A. The present definition ia equit
alcntte democrat. Before this was
found out by Van Buren to be the case,
. we called' them Agrarians, Fanny
' Wright-men, Infidels, Radicals. Flour
barrel psrty, c bo t Mr. Ming and
Mr. Slamm, and their associates, sat
isfied Mr. Van Buren ther wer the
Uxt denocrafif party, and, there -
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f.re, the Conservatives were turm
oat of the parlj. .
O. hat do yon mean or conserva
tives?
n,rtT y.t .nrportJ-
A
Van Buren for Presi
and thin, and afterwards would not
obey his orders to support the aub
Treasury system?
Q..W hat do you mean bylhe sub
Treasury system?
A. I mesa a system that would con
centrate the whole money power with
the sword, in the hands of the execu
tive, and ruin all the banks a power
that would enable the Executive to ac
cumulate patronage and power td an
extentjhat would perpetuate him and
us in office.
O. I thnuirlit that the Constitution
gave Congress the power of regulating
the treasury f
A. So it did according its ancient
construction.but we have found a shorter
way, that is, "to construe the Constitu
tion as we understand it" And sure
i'ir the party can only. understand it in
such a minner as it shall anwer best
theg.nd of the party. Ak Mr. Butler
the former, I mean (he preent Attor-
ney General of the Uniteil Statea till
September whether thi i not the true
definition; and Mr. Butler is cer
tainly the best expounder or constitu
tional law we have ever had in the
country.
Q. Is then the constitution to he
so conitro-d as to subdue ofily the
interest of the party.
A. Certainly.
Q. hxs not the country at large
somtthing to say about this affair?
A. The country at large has noth
in to do with it. We, the demorac,
are Ibe country in its proper and legit
imate snse.
Q. In what -dictionary do you find
your definition?
A. In nt dictionary. We want no
such traah as Webster's, Walker's, or
lohnson's dictionaries. They were all
rank arittocrats, and that is enough for
the true democrar r.
Q. Do you hold'to the doctrine that
the democracy of numbers, or, as II.
Hleecker quaintly calls it, King nam-bt-rs,
is the true test in a republican
country as to what the People want
and uught to have?
A; It wss once the doctrine when
our psrty was in the majority, but it
has been since exploded.
Q. Why so?
A. Why because because it is
rather now an inconvenient doctrine.
y.. Please explain?
A. Well, if the truth must out, we
have lost already twenty States in the
recent elections, antl we are confoun
dedly afraid that we shall soon lose the
remaining six. Wo now incline to
the opinion that the "minority of num
bers" should govern.
Q. Dorou consider a President's
orders and opinions to be always de
finitive and conclusive upon the par
ty? A. Certainly 1 ao long aa ha " proles
see our democracy. '
Q. What do you consider the BiGle
of your democracy?
A. The Globe and Antus.
Q. Do you believe all they say?
A. Certainly.
' Q. But when they contradict them
selves, how do you then manage?
A. We take their last assertions to
be the true democracy. We follw, in
this, the Revised ' Statutes, fand 're
member Mr. Butter was one of the re
visors,,) "the last clause, or section,
shall prevail."
Q. Good day, sirj I may ask you,
perhaps, at another time, a few more
question. " ' ".' ', . ,
At T shaU "answer them with preat
pleastire. - - - - Q.
A propotilion for our Van Buren
rete.- The-patriotie intentions of
the party," to force " their opponents
to the adoption of their on peculiar
views on tne suuject ot hard money,
having been defeated by Congress, we
have a proposition to make to them
which wethink cannot fail to meet
their approbation, and accomplish their
object, so far as they themselves are
concerned. i '
The members of the party, one and
all, having such a horror of banks,
b.ank officers, and bank notes, we res
pectfully propose that they forthwith
le U, or ((ivraway, all the banE etacfc
titer hold, resign all their offices in
banka, and resolve themselves to re
ceive no bank notes,but to sell alt their
goods, receive all their fees, and pay
all their debts, in hard money, only.
As we take it for granted that it ia
only because this plan has never sug
gested itself to our opponents, that it
bus not been adopted, we anticipate
ita immediate adoption, by acclama
tion. We look for the speedy relin
quishment of his Stock by the wealthy
Stockholder who regard the banka as
vampyres, aucktngthe Mood of the
dear people," the retirement in dis
gust of the Director and officer, who
have auch a horror of the corrupting
influence of banks, the refusal to re
ceive, a fee, and the resignation of his
office, by the Bank Attorney, who, be
lievjng all bank to be unconstitution
al, cannot consent to sue for a judg
ment against a delinquent debtor. And
last, but not least, that all the faithful
will at once and forever, refuse to sell
goods, or do any manner of labor, for
the "worthless bank rags," for wh
they have such a thorough contempt.
Anticipating, aa we have eatd, the
I immediate adoption of this suggestion.
) we first publish it here, in Fayetteville
lt r.,mirln,L tint our neighbors
may have the glory of taking the lead
in the great wora, enu uoiun 7"
the benefit of the flood of prosperity
jthieMfSpflwr "P"" thfll ' CPftl
ouaiy commaea mai me vunj -
only be saved by a return to a hrd
money currency, that business would
flourish, and honor and fair dealing end
Min.l rirhta b secured br the banish-
ment of "baflt ;Tgiimf as thelgne-
rant Whigs know not what is good tor
them, and utterly refuse to come into
this wholesome measure, U is but fsir
that the wiser Vans should liave the
benefit of outtin? in practice their
.1 and speedy accomplishment of the
treat object, we proposed to them to
rry out their planibr hblding meet-
notable scheme, ror me more euecui-
F ar.VS.
ing of the "dear people" on to-rnrrow,
at the various election grounds, wnere
ihey will have a full assemblege of
all their forces, and can fully concoct
the plan, of which the above is only
an outline. Fay. Obu
!!! DUNCAN'S SPEECH TO
BE
STEREOTYPED !!:
We read in the Eveninz Post last
evening that the non-spoken speech of
Mr. Duncan, of Ohio, was to be stere
otyped'by the People of the Evening
PoatJ-a Speech never before deliver
ed in Congres, but manufactured sfter
the adjournment. Now aa tne fc.ui
tor of the Post has some merit In the
eve ol the world as a man of Edit
Lttirtt, we do hope, that before he
Htereotvpes this budget ol vulgarity
and Falsehoods (which we do not ex
pect him to correct) that he will, at
east, lor the Honor 01 tne
language we all profess to respect, put
it under the screvrs of the "King
the Grammar," and give it 4 touch
Syntax at least.'
Of
of
As tlii unspoken Speech is to be the
Loco Foco Talisman, it is well to look
at it a little now.
The following article is taken from
the Washington Globe, where, it will
be observed, credit is given for it to
the Raleigh (N. Carolina; Standard
"Ma. Duncax'b Speech. We are
inclined, at first to condense this
speech, fearing its great length would
prevent many of our readers from per
using it) but we saw no part that could
with propriety be omitted, and hope,
from the importance of the subject, all
will read, examine, and decide for
themselves. That Mr. Bond ia a most
reckless and abandoned libeller, does
not rest on the assertion of Mr. Dun
can alone, but on a crowd of eviden
ces and a mass of documentary proof.
We might suppose tint Mr. Bond's
speech could have no effect on the peo
pie, who are. aware 01 tne tricks 0
Federalism, and who have been so of
ten deceived by that party. But if
this has been the rase, the speech of
Mr. Duncan, with the accompanying
proofs wilt remove evert dowbt;' ana
show that the Federalists charge their
own profligacy on the present and pre
ceding Administrations. This game
they nave for aome time played. They
have deranged the currency, suspen
ded -specie payment, hampered the
public Treasury and brought ruin upon
many and embarrassment upon all, for
political purposes, and have charged
the consequences upon a patriotic Ad
ministration and they have now,
through the "automaton" Bond, charg
ed the Government with extravagance,
produrrd by 'Federal' or 'Whig' votes.
Rulagh(N. C,) Standard.'
We think it was a judicious deter
minatnn in the editor of the Standard,
not to attempt to condense Mr. Dun
can's speech. A msnmighOawell
undertake to condense the contents of
an air-blloon, a full blown foot-ball,
which, the moment a hole U made in
the bladder, loses its wind, and be
comes perfectly flat and vapid. Dun
can's speech is without exception the
most accomplished piece of bombast
and froth, the most tumid and t urged
speciminof inflated, foaming, windy
oratory, that it has ever been our for
tune to encounter. The following fiss
sage may be considered as affording
(inclusive proof of the remark we have
just made .
"Yes, it is said that the Government
is trying to be divorced from the State
banks.
Sir, I deny, that ever the Federal
Government waa wedded to the banks.
Fhere is an alliance between the Gov
ernment and the States; you regard
that alliance in the character of a hus
band, friend, protector, guardian,! or
what you pleaae. To accommodate
the Wfiigs. we will call it husband)
will agree that the sister Statea con
federated, and gave up certain por
tions or part of their independence.
kupreinacy, and means, and out of
those constructed a Federal Govern
ment, and impoaed on that Government
the duties of a husband toward a them,
defining specifically the power lie shall
exercise over them in a written Con
stitution, which was to stand lor all
time a a wall of fire to secure, them
from any Federal innovations upon
their reserved rights and sovereignties.
All this we know to be true; but
was the Federal Government thereby
to play the husband with and for every
hand maid that the State might take
into their employ. Was she to
bed and board with every wrinkled
yellow and toothless washerwoman
tates might engage to do that
which was beneath their dignity to do
themselves? When the Federal Gov
enment united in the honorable' bonds
of matrimony with the States,' that Bin
ion wa Superinduced by their youth,
beauty, intelligence wealth, and chas
tity .and every othef requisite "ssa
rv to" make auch an nnion desirable
11 IS OIU1CUII V "J -
sense or pomposity is the predomin
ant characteristic of this passage. The
confederation of the Statea ia here ex
i.;k;.i .iiIm th endarint name of a
husband, married to a large number of
wives, counting at tne prseninmB.i
rewer than twenty-six, -
ber is almost constantly increasing.
One would think this would be pretty
in a Christian coantry, where
At.. ant allowed. But It
seema these weooeo oum, vi -
Bed with heir relati "h'rr
wives of the ancient Pr'.4rh'
undertaken to turn out their han
like me
have
handmaids
for the benefit of their lord and master j
nd if to imnesch his taste, as well
, hia morals: these Haeara. and Bil-
KKa and 7ilnliaa. are described as the
.. , .. -r .
most ngly, repulsive, anu aisgusiins;
all human Deings wnnaieo, yeu-,
nd toothless. And to such a degree
r rhantiutir. tnthniasm does the
Doctor's imagination and feelings carry
him, that,in the twinkling of an eve.he
transforms his Conleileratert nusnanu,
who seemed at first something like the
Grand Tork with Ina Seraglio into 1
temale. with all these wives on hanil
Rot" savs he "was the Federal Gov
eminent thereby to play the husband
with and for every handmaid mat tne
Statea might,tke into their employ?
Was si to bed a ad board with every
wrinkled, yellow, and toothless wash
erwoman that the Statea might engage
to do that which was beneath their
dignity to do for themselvey" The old
notion of transmigration, is a fool to
this. It is a short mode of making a
"Grey Mare," otherwise called a She
Husband.
The North Carolina writer suggests,
that if Mr. Bond's speech could have
produced any effect npon the public
mind, Mr. Duncan'a will remove every
doubt, and shew that the Federalists
charge their own profligacy on the pre
sent and nreceedine administrations.
The great object of Mr. Duncan'a
speech, as far its meaning can be un
dei stood, is, not to prove that Mr.
Bond does not tell the truth in the in
stances of extravagance that he de
tails, but he attempts by a reference to
other cases to shew that the Whigs are
as bad as the Loco Focos. The a
mount of this is, that the Loco Focoa
claim no higher credit for themselves,
than that of placing their best deeds
anon a footing with the worst ot t. -tr
onnonents. This is a low species of
merit especially as they charge the
Whigs with every thing that is base,
unworthy, and unprincipled.
N. F. Exprtit.
CORRESPONDENCE.
" Halifax Cturt ., Fa. nly id, 1839.
Dear Sie At a meeting of many
of the Whigs of Halifax, convened for
the purpose, we were appointed a com
mittee to invite you, in their name, to
visit their county on your return to
your home in South Carolina, and to
dine with them at their Court House
on such dsy as may suit your conveni
ence. VV e give but a feeble expression to
their sentiments, when we declare to
you that your steady devotion to, and
able support of, principles dear to all
true Whigs your constant, unwearied
and eloquent defence of the. Constitu
tion when sttacked by many and de
fended by few your efficient and man
ly resistance to the tvrrannv and cor
ruption of the most dangerous Admin-
tsiraiioa wnicn mis or ny iner coun
try hat ever been cursed with, have
called op feelings of gratitude and res
rect which they woul jWTTelTghted to
have an opportunity personally to ex
press to you
At a time like the present, when they
find many of those whom Virginia has
been pleased to honor and to trust, fall
ing one by one f-om the faith of our
fathers, they turn with an honest pride
to a native born Virginian, who, in an
other land, illustrates, by his life and
his character, the political creed of the
Old Dominion as she once was. We
feel that we do no injustice to the sen
timents of the meeting, when we say
mat 11 ia uieir earnest uesire to acenrd
to vou a vet more decided and unemiiv.
ocal mark of the high estimation which
they place on your character and ser
vices. V e cannot permit this oppor
tunity to escape without expressing to
you our inuivinuai concurrence in
these sentiments. While the South,
now the weaker portion of the confed
eracy, bnds herself on every side as
saulted in her dearest rights, it is a
source of much satisfaction to know
that we have such a champion as vour
self on our aide. We have the triple
security 01 taieni, integrity, ana a com
mon interest.
Hoping that we may be permitted to
return lo the meeting whose orvan we
are, an affirmative response from you,
we are, with sentiments of distinguish-
cu consiuerauon.
Your most obedient servants.
Jss. C. Bruce, Thos. S. Flournoy.
u. uauas, rt. oarKMiaie, jr.
Thos. J. Green, Thomae Leigh,
J. S. Lewellen, William Holt,
Wm. Bailey, P. A. Gilmer. ,
T. Baker, Win. D. Sims, '
1 nomas Davenport,
Committee to correspond. 4
Columbia. JtJu 14. IftSft.
Gentlemek I have had the honor
f receiving from you, a Committee of'
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the Whig of Halifax, an iuviUtionU a
dinner at your uourt Mouse, lour
letter was received at the very Instant
I was quitting "Washington, and not
read until I waa on board the boat.
jftHwgihe-maiVt
moment at which I could acknowledge
and thank yon for this nattering testi
monial, elicited, I doubt not, more oy
the kindness with which you have re
rarded my wishes and purposes to do
good, than by a just consideratitfnof
the emciency wun wnicn 1 nave piue
cuted them.
I came into the Senate, gentlemen,
at the moment when the un parallel led
esurpat'.ons of the Executive, consum
mated by the aeizure and detention of
the public treasure, brought into exist
. 1 v l 1 ....i 1 1
ance me mg prij compwaw,
those who struggled to preserve the
constitutional limitations of power, or
the principles of free government. A
gainst those usurpations, so utterly de
structive ofjtverylhing that the revo
lution won and aancttneu, we nave con
tinued to struanteir with a xeal which
thus far has not been rewarded by a
proportionate success. In 1833, the
public money was found in the hands
of the Executive, unregulated by law;
but, even Gen. Jackaon was unwilling
that it should continue thus, and ear
nestly recommended that the danger
ous trust should be taken from his hand
and placed in the custody of the law
now in 1833, a willing Senate proposes
to place iri the hands of this President,
exempted from legal restraints, the
funds his predecessor seized. If there
were no other indications of the pro
gress of rigbt principles, the patriot
Whig might be disposed to surrender
in despair; but recent events adminis
ter consolation, aad teach us confi
dence ih the permanence of our free
institutions. The power and patron
age party has been rebuked by the
House ot Bepresentatives at each ap
peal made to it, by a stronger and
stronger voice. The people are com
ing -have come to the rescue of the
constitution. The mad and wild pro
jects of a pampered and reckless party
are and will be defeated, liut, at the
same time, it is my deliberate conclu
sion, painfully and reluctantly arrived
at, that no defeat, however disgraceful;
no warning, however solemn; no expe
rience, however disastrous, will tnrn
the party in power from the error of i's
ways. Its w hole organization, princi
ples and practices are wrong. essen
tially immoral and revolutionary. As
long as it is in power, the country will
be tossed with violent agitations, liar
rassed by sudden changes, subjected
to rapid alternations of factitious pros
perity and real disaster, be divided in
to sections and classes, in bitter hos
tility to each other while a general
uncertainty, confusion & anxiety, will
pervade the public mind. These are
the necessary and inevitable conse
quences of the domination of such a par
ty as now govern the country our on
ly hopes-are in'a change ot the dynas
ty. Let us expel the Stuarts whoever
may replace them.
Is there any man who will look back
upon the history of the last eight years,
and believe it possible that our coun
try can produce any other party or set
of men who in the same space can do
as much mischief?
The kind temper in which my fel
low citizens of the Whig party of
Halifax have been pleased to regard
my humble efforts, will be a stimulus to
increased exertions in the common
cause of the Whigs and the Constitu
tion. For the favorable terms, gpntlemen,
tn whicb you, Jiave- been pleased -to
couch your communication, I beg you
to accept my sincere thanks, and that
you will be assured of the high respect
a n ffTTOTife1rlTTiTfiwfv. which
-I am yMrr-beatiJWt aervantr
W. C. PRESTON.
TOTHE PEOPLE OF NORTH
CAROLINA.
Whether the present Banking Cap
ital of North Carolina, amounting only
to three millions of dollars, and lesa
than any other State of the union, is
adequatonier wants, I shall leave to
the decision of her Legislators and Fi
nanciers. The question is sn important one,
and requires mature reflection and dis
passionate discussion. If we are to
continue as we have been and as we
are, it is perhaps enough. But if we
design to develop our resources if
enterprize is to be stimulated and en
couraged, our manufactories multipli
ed, and our buried wealth brought into
activity and nsefulness, our credit
must be employed, and our currency
enlarged.
. The hazards and" the errors of
Banktngfor the future must be greatly
diminished. The. system wiU.be
ba id upon a better digested and more
stable foundation, or we have paid the
price of experienee without its profit.
The experiments of the Government
upon the currency the novel postulate
that all who trade on borrowed capi
tal ought to break," and the atrocious
war which has been w aged so obsti
nately against the entire credit system,
have amused the public mind to reflec
tion, and concentrated as with a burn
ing lens the intelligence of the country
upon me auuject 01 mnKing. anu goou
must oe uenuced irom it. finance as
a science ha .ttin twii tlvnr
century, and it is to be honed that we
win no longer grope in the darknesa of
ignorance, atumbling over rash experi
ments losing ourselves. in the mazes
of visionary expedients, and at last
sinking into the pits of universal Li 1
runt tv.
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But why labour Tor t:iemeans at
the importance of the end ia not v'i
a.r t .1 k
would mat we t,t
tongue to speak to every hamlet ofu
State, and rouse it to its wants aad !
teresta. Would that we could se(
people rising up in the majisty r
power, shaking off their patty j;
their sectional jealou'siei; trnjuTsZ-
local objects, and their abssrbinv rfZ
votion to federal politics, and r$Z
themselves with equal earnestness
the improvement of their native Rt.u
luuitl iiirj liiiiHKiiru IU pestpw at
her one tnhe of the zesl which they
freelygive to party politics, w
soon see our water courses cleared and
deepened ntilwaye crwsing them a'
the head of navigation the rich art.
l acts of the interior Sowing onwarsta
the seaboard and our ports ana Kin
bours whitened by the sails of oar
crowinz commerce. , . - ;
Is sogionous.a consummation n(Tn
to be attained? " Will our people still
sleep on in the dull embrace of ljntt,
ranee or listessness suffering their no. .
ble gifts to remain unimproved, or t
be snatched Irom their nerveless hands
by their more enterprising neighbor! of
Virginia or 8oitth- Carolina? 1 Peopl
of North Carolina, let not4your chil
dren beap.soch 4.reproach po" .-.
Pride of our native State, let not ton.
temptuous pity smile a( your imbecili
ty nor the broad laugh of derisioa
mocK you yet longer as ine sieepmr
partner 01 this sunn anu enterpri2it
r I II,.. llinnM lwl AhIa:. .
conlederscy. 1 our lovely ViVies are
depopulated by emijrrarion your r'nJi
alluvions are falow your mineral
wealth unexplored, or lying a burdea
on your hands and all yoar superflu
ities rotting in your groaning Darns-ibe.
cause you win noieneci a communica
tion with your seaboard.andan outlet U
all the markets of the world.
Fellow labourers of the press,
call upon you to discharge your para.
mount uuiies 10 me oiuic. ui seam
ing local interests and narrow prejudi
ces, let us take an enlarged, an elevt.
ted and patriotic view of the public
weal. Excite and reform public feel
ing concentrate public a Ue a tion sn.
on the subject inform the public
mind and devote to the advancement of
your State, a portion at least of (hose
talents which you have so zealously giv
en to partisan warfare. The period
is propitious, this day ends oer party
struggle, and decides for the present
the political character of our-Sute.
A happy breathing time is left .,
This is a neutral ground upon which
we ran all meet .as- brethren, and is
calculated to allay irritation, and har.
mooise animosities.
As to our course it is simple and
plain our duties are written with a
pencil of light. We must decide p-"
on the - general principle whether tha
interest of North Carolina, ftee yWe
and lienor, require that she should ex
port her own products or continue
tributary to her neighbours. , . ,
If as, we. hope, there can be bstan
response to this, our next business will
be to select the seaport most : clegible
for our purposes, and then build up its
means of communicationjwith the inte
rior. v -,
The subject only wants voir reflec
tion, the honest and delibrratedecisioa
of your understandings, and your pens,
your energies, your moral influent,
will bring about its accorojilifhnif'rt'.'
The State has ample means at her com
mand, and it is for you. to ru 'h
pffblrc wilt, and bri rig th08eTSeWt
bear upon the noble enterprise-
UUR PRINCE iNGLlKiT
Johh"Tan"TBuren,nrTnirof our Pre
sident, is in England. He is a man
talents and of very agreesble com
panionable qualities. Mr. Bennett f
the New Yoik Herald, writing front
London, thug speaks of him:
"ly fiiendyoung John Van Burta
is behaving very well here. 1 Hepd
up at Long's fashionable Hotel in Bn
street, and quizzee the English dsn
dies most unmercifully. I understand
also t at the Queen ia much better
pleased with our Prince than with th .
white-haired .sprig of royalty fro
France I meari the Due de Nemourl.
John lias a great deal of natural drollerf"
& wit about him a littlebizareitistrs
but the poor Frenchman has littlest
either. Both have long lejs, twt th
form and figure of the democrat is
cidedfy much straighter than thatnf the
tri-color. On each aide of the Queen,
when she is at the dinner table,' w
chair generally vacant.
r "When she wants to talk to an f
her guests, she sends her page toll
person with a request to drink wis
with her majesty. The person tk
honored immediately gets up; sad
walks to one of the vacant chtijV
drinks with her majesty, and enters in
to conversation. When John b
invitation, he entered I am told intoi
interesting tete-a-tcte with the pretty
little Queen. He talked Of the Unit
ed States of the big ri vera big moos
tains and his prairies. The Q'f"
was highly delighted" with young J'
indications of which crossed her fi'
cheeks in the form of sweet smile-"
ARer a little while" her1 resjesty seal
her page lo another of hex guests.
This was the signal for John to retir
to his former seat at the table, which k
did with ereat price, her little mffJf
eyeing him from beneath ber left rT1
an tbe time."
    

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