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MACON GEORGIA TELEGRAP llt j> portion of said road ami ita branches «s 'hill run within tba 'units of said State. Be it further enacted. That the company shall not be compelled to construct the said branch from the main trunk or road until the State of Georgia and others shall have subscribed for that object, the amouut requisite to the construction of the said branch, agreeably to the provisions of the Charles iWACON t Thtcrsdau, Jttltj 38. 1836. .■Voiniuations of tbc Union Party. roa PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, MARTIN VAN BCKEN, of New- York. roa VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. RICHARD M. JOHNSON ,-of Kentucky. Union Electoral Ticket. THOMAS i'. ANiJLK&ON, of Franklin. WILLIAM B. BL LLOCH. of Chatham. SAMUIL GKO V LS, of Madison. THOMAS HAYNES, of Baldwin. REUBEN JORDAN, of Jasper. WILSON LUMPKIN,o' Cloth. WILLIAM PENTICOST,ojJackson. THOMAS SPALDING, of McIntosh JAMES C. WATSON, of Muscogee. WILLIAM B. WOFFORD, of Habersham. THOMAS WOOTTEN, of Wilkes. Union Congressional Ticket. JOHN COFFEE, of Telfair. GEORGE W OWENS, of Chatham. CHARLES E. HAYNES, of Hancock. SEATON GRANTLAND, of Baldwin. GEORGE W. B. TOWNS, of Talbot. JABLZ JACKSON, of dark. JESSE F. CLEVELAND, of Dekalb. THOMAS GLASCOCK, of Richmond. HOPKINS 1IOLSEY, of Harris. At a meeting of the Union Party of Bibb county, on the 4th of July, 1830, the following ticket was nomina ted for the nest State Legislature : vis. FOR THE SENATE, LEWIS LAWS1IE. ron THE HOUSE OF representatives, SAMLEL B. HUNTER, JOHN B. LAMAR. Union Democratic Republican Ticket for Tal bot Countif. Dr. N. B. Powell, fur Senate. William Towns. F.sq. Dr. W illiam Drank, For House of Representatives UNION TICKET, MONROE COUNTY. Col. W*. C. Redding,/or Senate. Elijah Phillips, Esq. 1 Maj Jambs VV. Tinsley, { representatives. proper they should know what has been done in the | the seat of Government would have been satisfied.— premises. We hope therefore the Mayor will yieldlo 1 ' le “ r - thai a S^at fuss about ; „ . ' . 1 Porter * appointment. ye: stacoUreeu it js been put in- the popular reeling, and caU a meeting at an early day | tylfe, place utey are u..t satisfied. I fear they would —a ‘ i not be satisfied with" any-thing that ct>uid be dons, if Saturday last may beset down for a hot day: the [ **?*<* nqfdoit themselves. I, with reluctance come. , J f forward, but a hope to stop this war among brethren is thermometer rose two or three degrees higher than on m y reason, being a devoted UNION MAN any other day this summer. The one in our office at 3 o’clock stood at 92—some others in town, we under stand, were 4 or 5 degrees higher. Since Saturday the air has keen considerably cooler A fine shower of rain fell on Sunday; and the days have been cloudy and pleasant since. A small shower a Iso yesterday. A citizen from the lower part of the county says that during the shower on Sunday, hail stones fell in his yaid as large as partridge eggs. The hail was pretty general, judging lrom the coolness in the atmos phere and from what vve learn. The Macon Band, under the direction of Capt. T. L. Smith, left town on Tuesday on a Musical cxcur sion up the country, with the intention of giving acoff cert or two at Alliens duriug Commencement week, and in the intervening villages on their way up. The object of tiie trip is one of recreation more than profit The Band is composed of respectable young gentle* men of this city; and the 'profits of the excursion, if any should remain, are to be devoted to benevolent pur. poses. This Band accompanied the Macon Volun teers on their fete hazardous tour in Florida; and was with that eorpS in the hard fought battle of the Witb- lacoochee swamp ; where, we arc told, the murderous Seminoles found their music awfully touching ! We trust the citizens of the several villages where the Band proposes performing, will duly appreciate the laudable motive that carries it amongst them, and will manifest on this occasion a not lees liberal spirit. Stand up to your Fodder ! The Messenger goes in for If bite Oats no longer; he says he has examine)! some samples of black oats, and found them to contain 248 grains to the head—while the best heads of com mon oats (meaning White,) produced but 84 grains!— He might have added, that a great many of die White heads, on being exmuiued closely, are filed with cheat • “Any one (he says,) who will try die black oats, will readily decide'ou die difference of profit between them and the common ( White) kind.” So we said, long a- go; White oats won’t do in Georgia—they neither suit our climate, nor soil; end the people won’t “stand up” to such fodder. The Messenger should have found it out before. Give us the grain with full heads aud sound kernel—die Van Bureu oaL forever! DINNER TO THECRAWFORDVOLUXTEERS , Agreeable to previous arrangements, on Saturday, the 23d instant, a splendid dinner was given to Capt. Carr’s company of Crawford Volunteers. The place selected for the entertainment was the spring near die “old camp ground.” Much credit is due to die two Mrs. Carrs and Mrs. Bacon,and Messrs Henry Crow ell, jr. Perry Carr and Joseph Bradford, Fsqrs. for the handsome style in which the dinner was served up.— The uurnber of persons present, including l>od> sexes, was esdmated at between five and six hundred. Age, youth, wealth, beauty and fashion were there, to do ho nor to the gallant volunteers and iheir no less gallant commander. As soon as the managers announced that the table was ready, Capt. Hetiry Crowell, was u- nanimously requested to act as President, and Ephraim .otn • - is more. They had 1ctdy l.fOO under nrtus who .iioall stiff m the nation; aud there are a large number besides residing m Tttladega, Chambers aud other upper counties who tookuo pan in the campaign. Last* Wedaesday- night two Indians jumped from a window of a third story in ibis pluce, and effected their escape- They were badly wonndeu by tbe sentinels, as they run off. One of them was day arrested by a negro & brought bark, and w as in a numerous crowd untied by the ne gro. No sooner was ho relased. than he gashed the uegro with a knife, though not severely, and immediately cut his own thruatfroin ear to ear, aud expired in a moment. Since our lust, auothur (a third) party of Creeks were brought to our. town op their march to the West. They consist of about 500 men, women and children. Iist „f your di.tiuguisiied names, aud if you have half such a mnu as Nathaniel Macon, tell us who he is!!—Standard. WESTERN INDIANS. By tbe special orders of the President of the United States, it appears that Major General Heard as Vice President of the day Upon being con- j <; a j llt . s , requires of the State of Louisiana, Ten ducted to the bead of the table, the President in his it- COIJ ,p alt ies of mounted musket men, to serve aual patriotic and nappy stylo explained the object of 1 .. f . , . . tiie entertainment. He ako took a brief, yetco.upre- si* months from the day tin y arrive at the Ma- htue, the place of rendezvous. Fins requ s;t on is undoubtedly made for tiie protectio.. of onl- frontiers from Indin incursions, the Cuiuaneiies, and some other tribe* having already madifesreii some hostile feelings towards the whites, iu the neighbourhood of the Ironjior. In fact we dt-.n i> by no meats, improbable* tb:.t for along limy, the elements of u geuer..! Indian war have been gathering n’.-i.g our extendi- 1 western boundarv .Notice. -- S AMUEL CLARKE, surviving partnefof iiie-f.rrS of W. &H. Bryson, has taken into partnership Francis McTeirand Robert n. Lawrence- 'lhe bust- Slavt Case.—'In the District Court of the United ness will be continued at the old stand, uniter the firm of States for the Western District of Pennsylvania, CLARKE, McT’JEIR «Si Co., held at Pittsburgh before J udgo lrwiu, two cases j oa the » aule hberal tenns as heretofore. TU tu-der- «>f interest have lately .been decided : a S a f iwlU *•** h » at ^ atian > a '^ soilclM a d„„. , . . j* ,| . Nj a, continuance of former laVors. All debts due to, arid Baylor et al. vs Elijah Heath, J. N. Steedman, chilns a iuil w . & H. Bryson, will be settled by the Esq. aud A. Poarsoll —and Stephen Dalgarui *»< new linn. . . SAMUEL. CLARKE. .1 a . - Turner, Esq. Dr Searcv, (Ti* Tite Proceedings of the Public Meeting held iu this city oaur r.dny last, pursuant to a proclamation ol ills Mayor, arc postponed until next week. ET A new post oftice has been established at Mount Hickory, Chambers county, Alabama—of which Tho mas Smithe is Post .Master. FOR THE MACON GEORGIA TELEGRAPH. Mr. Bartlett—I have been looking on, not an uncon 1 rrrut'il spectator, to some movements made by the Kd- i Hor of tiie Federal Union and two writers, one signing I himself “Oconee” the other “Baldwin." The first cauiu out June 2d, and had something like this apper taining to it, that it should be published until Dr. Fort ' slu uiii he forced to answer it. The Doctor is too well I known ill this State, particularly to his Utiiou friends, to make it necessary lor him to answer such a piece.— Delias administered the affairs of tiie Bank so far as the public are acquainted, with saU'sfaction to all parties in the Slute. That Bauk belongs to the State and uot to a party When any gentle man, in propria persona, comes forward ana makes a charge against tin: Doctor for plficial misconduct, then will .be time enough for him to ccme out with bis vindication. The Uuioii men, as far as I know or be lieve, with the c\peption of a few about that focus of envy (Milledgeville) are perfectly satisfied that this at- tark isriot made particularly on account of Porter’s appointment, for he is said to be a gentleman and would have made a tir-t rate Cashier if permitted to remain, but that that appointment is made use of to vent spleen which had been accumulating long before. I do not know who Oconee or Baldwin are, but I know who Mr. Cuthbert is. I wag friendly to him, (and still wish him well,) long before he went to Mil ledger ille, and had some opportunity to know how and on what terms he went to that place ; and when I first saw the piece of 2d June, which has been in the paper from that time for a whole month, I thought my friend Joint A. would rnn the risk of being thought ungrate ful; or at least that people might think he overrated his own and his immediate associates’ strength; for they might not be able to put Dr Fort down; for from some editorial remarks, (which I cannot quote, as I have mislaid the paper,) be ushers forth this piece Oconee as if there was something dreadful behind. I thought then Col. you were like tbe cow, who gives a good pail of milk and then kicks it over. I thought how you had struggled and given all the assistance in your pow er to help your party until they have got the nscenden Now will von sport with that ascendency, as you yet compre hensive view of the causes v/hicb led to die iate Creek War, and paid u just and merited con-pliment to the patriotism and bravery of Capt. Carr and his compa ny. At4 o’clock, P. M. the cloth was removed and the following volunteer toasts drunk: By Capt. Henry Crowell, -^resident. The Craw ford Volunteers: although unnoticed in ail the bullet ins of the Commanders, are yet held in high estimation by their county-men. Ephraim Heard. Vico President. Crawf -rd Volun teers: they have proven to the world that they have the good of their country ut heart—may they ever re ceive the thanks of their friends. ' Robert Adams. Capt Car* and his company: they deserve and will receive the applause of thair fellow- citizens. [Here Capt Carr expressed his thanks for the honor conferred upon himself and company, and concluded by offering the following sentiment:] Capt. VVilliam Carr. The Constitution of tbe U. Slates: formed on principles of Union in 17*7—may those principles be handed down from generation to geneialiou, until the motto of 'll shall bo Union, die whole Uhion, ai.d nothing but the Uniou. John ~ Steedman. v*l»6 is a justice of tbc peace, liriidy will merit acotitimnmce of the patronage so longexten- for the prosecution, aud Prime for tho defendants, ded to the firm of \V. «!L II^Bryson. ^ ^ N»-*rc t« tnuke their speeches long as possible. the same defendants. The pluiutifis were citizens of Virginiq. and the defendants of Pennsylvania. The plaintiffs were ovvuors of two, negro slaves, who absconded and came to Venango county in this State, where they'were prrusted, aud, after a judicial investigation, handed over to their ovtn- ers. On their way home through Brookvilie, Jef ferson couuty. on tho eveuiugof riuuday, tho I4iii September, 1832, the negroes vv.'.re placed in the jail for tho night. A largo aud excited crowd col lected, the defendants being among them, and lea ders of the multitude. A singular coulrivance for their liberation was devised. A slmm prosecution against the mas ters for trave[liug on Sunday was held before -us to afford the slaves time to escape beyond tbe r«-. i: if their owners. The whole contrivance seems to have been actually carried into effect, and the negroes, although pursued by their mas ters for several days, were never ret3keu. Ver- oiet for tin-, plaintiffs in both cases. Damages in the first, $<-du; in the seceud, $840. M otious gathering an.i.g our tx T < :.-. - 1 western boundary me nrsi, ; iu me seceiiu, tpotw. at Cue, soon to burst, if note miked by tbc timely j («*■ new trials were refused by the Court, action of Government, upon our unprotected cil- j izens along the liue, with savage violence and destruction. Alauy aud strong signs oi this hos tile disposition among the tribes inhabiting the vast u-iritory west of the Mississippi, have been at various time and ou various occasions itiaui- ifested—and particulcily within the last few mou ths. when some of the western settlements ot our fur traders have been attacked by bodies flu diaus, and tunny lives destroyed. The rising of the tieti icolei aud Creeks iu Florida aud Geor gia, was not tiflkoo.v;: to our western tribes, many of which celebrated, by t.-ll their w onted manifes- H’are JUouse & Commission Business £ - THE SUBSCRIBERS inform tbei friends, and those of the firm of VV . 6c. fiSSjIL Brygdta, that they will continua the business' under the firm of Clarke, Mc- Teir & Co. at the stores occupied by W. & IE. Bry son ; all Cotton stored with us, will ba insured from fire, free of expense to the 'planter, which wiil tudkis- our VVareliou-.- more safe than any fire-proof Ware house in thdeity. The ratbs of Storage will be cus tomary. Liberal ad vanteS will be made on Cotton and Produce, and all Gotten consigned to us by cus tomers. will be sold free of commissions. The Receiv ing & Forwarding businesswill be continued as here tofore. We hope that a strict attention to business Rogers. Success to everv true hearted repub-j til | iou# of joy. wbat they supposed to bo the 'despecia !y to our good Umonboys. .1 triumphant feasts of blond and murder of heir Gideon Newsom, success to the Craw lord Yo.un- [ * . » teers—may they always be prepared to perform their b: ' "P *. , • , - , , . , duty as will as they have in ie'*;. I wish old Hkfco- Jt ls ; ! lsw ‘V 0 . a, « ch 10 !»■ feared, that there is Return of the Creek Volunteers* The Bitsb Caralry, under Capt Eleazer McCall; ami the ltaldicin llussan, under Capt. Hamilton B Gaither; arrived in Macon on Monday morning, on tlieir return home from the Creek War, having been honorably discharged on Friday la t. A few compa nies of Cavalry are still retained in service by Gen- j Jesup; and will not bp discharged nutil the Indians are all removed. On arriving in Macon the Cavalry were met and C y welcomed bv the citizens in a warm aud heartfelt man- were_grcatlv instrumental in gaining it, and break ner. Had sufficient notice been given of their ap- do ) vn ,)r - Fort because you think him somehvw or oth- . , ... er in your wav-? Beware how you attempt this, von proach, the “Macon Band and ‘Macon V olunteers ma y meet with Hainan’s fete—instead of breaking the with most of the city would have turned out to escort Doctor down you may break down John A. which I, in and welcome borne the “heroes of Chiekasawhat* I for one, would be as sorry for as perhaps any one. and . „ .... ... I would not speak thus plain, but I want vou to look at chee. ^ As it was, their rocepti - spon I home, and considerif you do not wantas nuichofyour and sincere. Asallttowas fired; and a liberal colla-1 Union friends in a public way as does Dr. Fort; and tiou was provided by the “Macon Volunteers," a* a tri- whether they would be willing to further your views bute of respect to their companions in arms and glory. would be willing to break down as tn.e and _ . .. * , , !, . „ - faithful n man as Dr. fort. If be has received largely On inviting them to the collation, Capt. Scymonr of from the pnl) | lc crib , plles , he has earned it | f th * the Volunteers made a short and appropriate speech, moneys paid out to any one man for extra set vices, and in which he alluded to the hardships they had under- et ceteras, for the four yeurs of Governor Lumpkin’s j_ ■, , .L-i, i in t administration, were looked into. Dr. Fort would not gone and tho glory they had acquired in their bnef but ^ |o ^ neM morc tban anQther „ enlIe . successful campaign—winch was heartily responded j II)a „ j roll ](j name But I would not insinuate that he to by the guests. bad not earned it all honestly, and I believe the Gov- The conn, bear evident marks of having seen ser- «rnor would not have paid it without. ‘People who . . 1 , « ■ II • live in *rlnss houses should not throw stone*.” Can vice ; but we are happy to hud they are generally in >ff Cu ” h5en say where the anthorg of Oconee and fine health, and have lost none of their members by Baldwin were, and what they were doing for the good War or Disease. They have brought with them from I of the State or United States in J812, and from that tbe Chickasawhatchee several Indian scalj.s, and other I *' me . t0 1SSG, which would overbalance Dr. Fort’s . ...... merits. Sir. the first named year the Dr. with a small trophies ot theur victory. but brave band, went, without the pomp and splendorof After partaking of the refreshment provided for n baggage wagon and a long train of munitions of war, them (in which wo should be unjust not to compliment into the country under the command ol a brave, but (at the pjroinpuicH, the taste, and elegance in which it «***) an unassuming soldier, to fight tho Semiuo- r-* r • > i •* _ s Ins, and snw some hard service, and he and many others was prepared, through the activity and enterprise ol I 0 p , bat ]|;t1e hand received injuries of which they have Messrs. Mustinn it Mott.) the Bibb Cavalry esi orted I never recovered entirely, and mny meet with untimely the Baldwin company a short distance from the cilv j ffp'es But perhaps neiUier of those gentlemen were , *’ old enough then to sec service, or perhaps if old enough when they returned and were dismissed. | were serving nnder ’^ e banner-dtbo^h they or either of them may have seen service Macon Post Qffite.—Some estimate of the growirg ! equally as hard since. I would adviso them if they business or this city may he arrived at from a compa- have not been as serviceable to theircountrv a* the ob- - al . . r A ject of their spleen, to let him alone, for perhaps they rtson of tiie receipts at the I ost Office (or different m jg|,. r j ge as easily some other way a« by trying to years. lathe first quarter of 1835 the receipts at this J break him down. Now yon could not do any other office amounted to $1,837—and in the first quarter o*| act that would be as pleasing to the Nullifiers, who you duly as rv to be remembered always by the Union boys, and that Van Burtnuuy take uisseat after tiie 4th March next, and tread iu bis footsteps. John B Grace The citizens of Crawford county, ready at all times for exigencies. Gregory Turner. Gov. Schley: he is entitled to ourthanks for his vigilance and patriotism. R F Davis. The Volunteers of Crawford county: may the Captain pot be furgolieu on the filet Monday in October next. W C Slatterof Alabama. Tbe Volunteers of Ala bama and Georgia: may they always protect them selves against the reproaches of inlrigticir.g dema gogues, aud domineering fanatics. By a lady. May the ladies ever love and remember the Voluuteersof Crawford couuty. Nathaniel Bradford. Disgrace to tho party that can not sustain itself Without attempting by slander to de prive benest men of the cretin due them fur their ser :es. Thomas Crutchfield. The Federal Constitution as established in 1787: may it be perpetual, the efforts of the Nullifiers to the contrary notwithstanding. George R. Hunter. The officers ami Volunteers from Crawford county, iu the late campaign: at homo good citizens, iu the held friends to their country. Henry Crowell, jr.' Capt Carr: successful in the ton much truth ill the report from Wisconsin, that tho celebrated Black Hawk, is at the bead of a large body of Indians, about 6,000, aud in art hill g wifi! tin it agaiust the white settlements. Tho circumstance that he will be awed, from having persjiuaiiv noticed our power, or that the treat ment v. hiili he received iu our country, will dis suade him from snjy such attempt, afford but fee- ide guarantees ngr.ias* the blood thirsty and re vengeful disposition of the red warrior towards the pale faces. The tribes or portions of tribes that have been removed by the Government from the territory of some of the States, have undoubtedly, contri buted much towards throwing firebrands iuto tbc other Indian tribes settled beyot <1 the Mississippi, and among tv bom, or in tt hose vicinity they were located, lu all probability these removed tribes have been the chief promoters and agitators of disaffection among j Jit- milder tribes towards us, having represented the whites to them as their most dangerous aud deadly enemies, aud who The Blacks.—We call theattention of the pbi- I losophic philanthropists to the following fact. Phi lanthropy has no apology for leaving the very secu o and neighborhood of distress, and preachiug happiness, am: liberty, and morals to others. It is like leaving a mad house to speculate iu tile open stree's np-’U insanity. From the Philadelphia Commercial Herald. Go where we will among our house-keepiug friends, we hear complaints oftlte want of good servants, and not unfrequently of the impossi bility of getting help at all. But if vve take a s'roll through particular'scctions of the city or through the alleys and lanes iu almost any section at auv hour iu the twenty-four, wo shall see huu- dreds, aud alinust ilioos m.isof blacks of all sizes and nges. idling aw ay their time, doing ncthnig looking as miserable as filth and idleness might he expected to make them. Were the young blacks put out, and kept at work as they ought to be. CLARKE, MeTEIR & Co. Who havo on bahd, and offer for sale on thffir usual liberal terms, the' following, and also a large assort ment of every article in the Grocery Line, •yhich business they continue on the same extensive- scale as conducted heretofore by IV. &H. Bryson. 1000 pieces best Hemp Bagging. 50 do Osiiaburgs, 150 do Cotton Osiiabnrgs, - 700 lbs hemp bagging Twine, 110 hhda Sugar, 40 do primo Molasses, 500 bags prime Coffee, 100 do green and white Java Coffee, 200 kegs cut nails, assorted, 5000 bushels clean Liverpool Sail, 650 sacks do do. in good order, 700 bids assorted Domestic Liquors.^ 6 pipes Cognac Brandy. 4th proof, 5 pipes pure Holland Giu, 2 bhds Jamaica Rum. 100 bids and qr casks of different kinds of Wines • 10,000 lbs rock Salt, 10,000 lbs Castins. assorted, Also, a full assortment of Smiths’ Tools. Augusta. Julv 20,1836. 57 otnp ' B ARE HOUSE Coavsnissiott Biituiiiess. HE undersigned tespectfully intoiins his.lrienas . . - . and the public generally, that be lias become Ostead of being brought up to llieil and besgary, p roprietoI i of - t j, e i ar g C liud commodious Ware House they might supply us with the best of servants and j E a3 t Macon, formerly occupied by Messrs Hmniltl the improvement ba not less beneficial to them j ton & Hayes, where he will transact tljeabovobusi- than to the whites ; as it is, however, they are ness in all its branches, lie will m.-ike ■ liberal advan . constantly annoying us (especially iu the win- ces on Cotton stored with him, or ou shipments to any ter season) with tlieir thefts begging aud impud - j of his friends in Savannah, Charleston, or . cvv * • rni it i /• i • • ' | * i vvhpit Hcviriid * and hv lux iiurcanttcu <**iilioii-'to till eneo. The b acks of thi* c.ty are certamly less | ™ Xmes t’o tcceivc surh shnV of public patron- II e T ce * ny * eSS ,| 1 C,y !’ ^ I age as his exertions and accomiuodalionRiiiav merit. HAPPY than the negroes upon the plantations iu | 3 D. FLA’NDl.Rri. the Southj^^^^^^_ The subscribers have entered into copartnership un- Rcvolutionary Battles.—We believe the fol lowing io he a complete list of the principal bat tles fnnght during the of tho Revolution, with the exception of a few i:; the Southern States.—Schenecktady Democrat. Battle of Concord, April 19. Battle of Buukcr Hill, June 17. would very soon take from them tlieir hunting ( Battle of Old Hampton, Va. whore we 1775 1775 baSe at ^^tinileriy—may he also triumph at the *^ w fr distant Rocky Jl, October election. | whatever may be the cause of thei Charles Walker. Capt Carr and his command:— Their courage and perseverance iu the late Creek cam paign deserve the highest praise. J J Bradford. May the names of all those who fell in tbe late Creek ever fresh in tbe memoiy of every Georgian. W If Lowe Capt Carr aud his command : may they always receive the applause due them from tlieir county-men. W H Brooks. The American Navy: may it sail on a sea of glory, and wafted by tiie gaies of prosperity, always enter tii* port of victory John Crowell, jr. The Crawford Volunteers: they gallantly did what they went to do, to fight the enemies of their country. By Henry Davis. The battle of Chickasaliatchee swamp : the men that would tight in water over Cy prus knees, would do to iigbt any where. Willi-'.m Colbert. Tiie Crawford Volunteers: they have nobly proven to the world mat the spirit of ’76 is not yet extinct in America.' L W Hicks May tbe officers of the Crawford foot i prevention of some threats that may or may not Volunteers long be remembered. have emanated from Mexico, in regard to tho in Campbell Repfrow. May. harmony of feetin? avd j ten lion of the Mexicans in carwing the war he concert of action prevail among-the Union party, mid . ynud the Sabiue. So far as stirring up the Cu King, Carr and Colbert be elected. 1 -- •• ' Wm Campbell. The Crawford Volunteers: may- grounds, and fishing streams, and drive them he- Mountains. But eir disaffection, we doubt uot that it feeling of hostility prevails among a great portion of the western savages towards- the approach of the whitps, and that .-in understanding prevails generally among them, to act in conceit, in udensive operations towards the white settlein*’fits. The Government, therefore, feels it to be n duty to be prompt nnd active iu guarding against such premeditated incursions, and by requisitions on the different States in the vicinity of the frontiers, concentrate such a body of meu along, their exposed points, as will promt- the inhabitants got otjij' fruip tbe Indians p pro act), but ifuerc : y to -trry home to tiie In- di;-;us themselves, a jesauii tl n should tench them to remain quiet ttndnioffensiw. And this should j ne done bell re these tribes could lay their plans te act iu any kind of hostile concert. it may possibly bo the opinion of some indi viduals, that this requisition has an eye to the they long be remembered by their fellow-citizens. George R Hunter. ( The President having retired.) Capt Ilenry Crowell: may be long live to enjoy the confidence and r- .-pect of his fellow-citizens. When tlielond andcontimi-d cheering with which this sentiment wss received had subsided, the compa- uy dispersed in excellent order, highly pleased with the festivities of the day. 1336, to $2,261—being an increase in the 3 months, of three hundred and seventy-five dollars. V lb appear to abhor so very much, as by abusing one ano ther; and if you are trnly and bona fide Union men, os yon nppear to wish to lie thought, 1 hope you will take wit in your anger and pursue a different coarse. I know the Nnllifiersare in the habit of trying to divide the Union party, and would do any. act which they thought would effect their object. When they find a Union man weak enough to listen to their suggestions The shim but excellent speech of Mr. Gr anti.ani), ca Indian Affairs will be found on fu«t page, and will well repay attentive perusal. My. G. from lfe in timate acquaintance with the complicated history of I they will be sure to engender distrust in bis mind.— the Indian subject, as well as the vast fund of in to 11.' Wlien 1 want advice and counsel I go to my friends, mnealianA— ii »• s • . * not my «nemH*8. W Ueii iuv friends, or any meiubrrs fence he poaesroi on all onbjeHe. ia an important ac. of lttCt with , whether personally friendly to qujsition to our Delegation in Congress. | me &r not, do any act, I dont put the worst but put the best construction on it I can,fori believe in my Union *r- ;>! did j /> .. . l friends and distrust all the movements of the Nullies. ht Knoxville Roil Rood Contention adjourned on flfomau nor set of men should draw too largely upon the 8th inst. Our readers, will find a sketch of its pro-1 their political friends. I would say to the Union par- c««diug» in UiU and last week's Telegraph. As the V when auy of your men get too smart, do as von had Ddegatw who represented our city in said Conven- «»* b y .Vewnan.jnstletthemgo nverto thectiemy. f 7 . . I have thrown together these few hasty remarks ho- tionhavc returned, it has been suggested, thata Pubh c pmR |hat |Jjey M r, CutJibert and tbe two o- Meeting of the citizens should be called in order to I thcr writers mentioned before, think better of this bn- give the Delegates an opportunity to make a fiill Re- slnes * nud give to Dr. Fort the quiet he deserves, for I port of their proceedings. W« approve the sugges- «*"«*»««" they are ob the wrong tack. Dr. Fort lion,- and don bt not it accords with tiip feelings of the community. The object contemplated by the Knoxville Conven tiou is one of stardiog sublimity, even in this age ol wonders— ita practicability has been demonstrated, it 8 ' .certainly .therefore is within the compass of calcula tion. The immense benefit to the human family of a g Bail JRoad across the Mountains, is beyond all couee p- 'i fn, T}tc people are excited or* the subject, and it is is advantageously known to the Union party for the last 24 yeurs and moie. and a good name established after such an apprenticeship is not to be easily blasted by a- nonymons writers. The Union men are made of more durable materials than to be affected by sttcli squibs as those of Oconee and Baldwin, although endorsed for by John A. Cuthbert, who .stands high with the Union party, but a, he has endorsed sentiments made under fictitivus’names, they are all considered as not entitled to any confidence. I would have supposed that when a real Uuiop and an old Clark man was made Cashier From the Coftwhns Herald. Jtdy 26 An express came up front Fort McCreary on yes terday morning with intelligence that a battle had been fought on the plantation of Mr. Quurl’t. about 22 miles below this place between the whites and Indians, the latter consisting of about 250, the tbi mr of ninety mounted men attuched to Col. AlloriTs command ; in the beginning of tbe engagement the whites gained an advantage and were driving tiie foe before them ; hut the wily savege had ndro tiy kept back a portion of his force, by w hom he was suddenly joined r.nd flank ing onr troops on the right and left, attached them with such superior strength as compelled ihcm to make good their retreat. The whites bad 5 killed— of tho enemy it was ascertained that 7 were killed, certain, and probably a much greateg number- The express says: 4>‘ “ The battle was hot on both sides, for near an hour wli eoArvercoine by a superior force, we-were compel led to retreat.” Mr. Colly, the overseer ef Mr. E. Ilillhousc, was shot through the head and killed on the spot, to the early part of the engagement.” Four Companies of mounted men left this morning for Fort' McCreary; they are from the following coun ties, Muscogee, Troop, jacksou and Pulaski. Tbe Guards, Riflemen and Ariillerv.ofo'ircity. also went down on Steamboat; the latter will remain at Fort Mc Creary, aud the adjoiiijng po-ts on the River, while the Cavalry will unite with Co! Alford's men, already there, and will make in all, -ibupt 4b0 well mounted men, fully i*rm-d and equipped. This force will be commanded by Major General Sundfordiu person, who left fortlieseeue of disturbance this morning. It jslhe firm resolve of Gen. Sanford to push this expedition through all difficulties, and if it should be f and ne cessary. to follow the enemy, even to the everglades of Florida. We bid himUoj speed. We believe tbe savage will be obliged to quit''lie swamp “this hunt,” or rest his carcass there forever. Old Chickasanat- chce must be celeafed. Coolawahee shall surrender her accursed guests j maiu-iie tribe of lutiiaus bordering on .lie Texas territory, may haven bearing ou .Mexican affairs, it tuny 'lethal tho requisition looks that way but we venture to say. no farther.—N. O. Bulletin Appropriation for Defence of Savannah Finer—In the act making ftjtprgprations for certain fortifications passed ut In.-' session. §175,000 have been appropriat ed for Fort Pulaski Cockspur Island, and the addi tional sum of $2,508 52 for the same Fort, to accounts iu tbe oftice of the Third Auditor.” Gen. Scott is said to have been challenged by Major Read of Florida, lor arrusingthe latter of. cowardice. The General is further said to have accept* d the .snipe. Maj Gates, late TI. S. A. is on his wav to Wash ington to vtu'seate his character. took five decked vessels, some lime iti November, 1775 Battle of the Great Bridge, near Norfolk, Vu.Dec. 18. J7G5 Battle ofLong Island. August‘27, 1776 Battle of Fort Washington. Nov. 17. 1776 Battle of Fort Lee Nov. 19. 1776 Battle of White Plains. Nov. 20. 1776 Battle of Trenton, when 1000 Ilessittus were captured, Dec. 26. 1776 iiatth- of Princeton, Jan. 2. 1777 Battle of Benningtou. Aug. 16. 1777 Battle of -iniudywine, f$ept. 11, 1777 Battle of Germantown, Oct. 4. 1777 Btirgoj tie’s army taken near Saratoga, Oct. 17. 1 1777 Battle of the Red Banks, Oct. 22. 1777 fLittld of Monmouth, June 2a. 1773 Battle of Stoiiev Poiut, July 16. 1779 Battle of Camden, Aug. 19, 1780 Battle of Cowpens, Jauuary 17, 1781 Battle of Guilford, N. C. March 15, 1 781 Massacre at Groton, Gt.'Sept. 16. 1781 Battle of Eut'nw Springs, Sept. 9. 1781 Battle of King’s Mountain, Oct. 7. 1781 Cornwallis and his array taken. Oct. 19. 1781 We learn from the Artny and Navy Chronicle that the command of tho Exploring Expedition has been tendered to Captain Thomas ApCutesdy Jones, mxl accepted. We have heard of mi other officers named as likely to accompany the expe dition. The frigate Macedonian, now repairing* at Norfolk, w ill he the principal vessel. Sneezing.—We hope - we may not be branded presuinp'uous if in the inn uer of sneezing, tve pre tend to he coiiinAjsscurs. As a proof of our caste we tone one of snivelling, dry, half, frightetied- to-deatb sneezing—but for one of your full, clear, sonorous, detonatiug reverberating explsoions— one of those reports that set the wine glasses on the sidelibaed a jingling, and wake pussy—fve say ~jr one of those only earthquake sneezes, we aVe a love inferior only to that which we bear for women and—our favorite dog. A sucezo to he in good taste, should crack like n rifle on a clear morning. A receipt forasueeze of this genus is as follows : When you feel a tickling at the root of your proboscis just jump up if you lie sea ted, run to the window through which the sun shines, throw vour head back, uutil tbe bump of pbiloprogentivetlcss presses on your coat collar, open ycur mouth, snail like a half starved Hyena at a piece offfesh meat, inhale a deep breath, and tbcti blaze away ! Tbe effect will be pro digious—an echo will salute you from the house asi, to the I top over Hie way—thejgood h</use wives order the |,; '-<;gi ! clothes taken in—your game cock will rock up the red of his eye at the sun, and you wil* have the der the firm of FLAJfDERS 9t COOK, and will, in addition to thejr present stock, constantiv be receiving from New-York and Boston, a large utin general assortment of Mt F GOOFFS Sf GKOCJElttJESi comprising Hats, Shoes, Saddlery, Iron, 8alt, Bag‘ ging, and every other article in that line ofbosinets- Their friends and the public generally, are invited to give them acali, at the store formerly occupied by D. Flanders. D. FLANDERS, July 23 57 3m II- U- COOK. Mltmrou Rail Road Notice to Stockholders. T HE Board of Directors of the Monroe Rail Road Company have resolved, that the third instal ment of Ten Dollars per share be required to be paiu on the 2Stli day of October next, and a fourth instai- ment of Fifteen Dollars per share be required to be paid on tiie 5th. day of January next. Those stock holders who are desirous to do so, can pay an addition al instalment on the day that the fourth instalment is called in, and be allowed interest thereon at 8 jjer ceut until the fifth instalment be paid. Forsyth, July 23 57 ALFRED BROOKS, Sec. Daulohnega, July 16. The Delegates in the Knoxvillo Convention, from the State of Georgia, upou mature delibera tion, believe it to l>e of the highest importance to the State of Georgia that a Convention should be held at Macon, on the first Mouday of Novem ber iiext, for the purpose of consulting upon the expediency aud practicability of building a Rail Road from some poiut on the Teuuecsee River below the Suck, through Georgia, to some poiut on the Atlantic. It is, therefore, earnestly desired that every countv in the State should send dele gates to this Convention, equal at least, to number of their Representatives in th ture. And, in ‘he mean time, i: is hope desixed *lnt alhbc iuformatum touching ik • Un- j best assurance that you have notsneezed in vain. p0rliinteuh .9rizr.hc collected anticoniimiu ti*« d ! nmamsmtanmmmamimtmnacaaenmmso^imammma^ either t-> A ri. Clayton. E q. at Athens Gi., i . DIED, ( Jnr . . J Jenkins Esq. at Augusta, ■ H. I A .*A*s.residence in Carrollton, Carroll county, on McAa'.-ter, Esq. at Savannah, W Vsm The .llacon Steam. Boat Company W ILL mil two or three lighters daring the sum mer and fall, between Darien and Macon-— The line is prepared to.take all merchandize that may be offered or shipped to their agents at Darien, and for ward them ' without detention. Their Lighters are made oflight draft, andean run at the lowest stages of the river. J- GODDARD, Agent. May 26 48 4m is 1 LAlP Oil*. A GOOD supply of 'tiie best quality Lamp Ou, kept constantly on hand, and for sale by July 28 57 CH ARLES CAMPBELL. faia’ j s AND Oil*. KLG8 No. laud 2 White Lead V 300 galls Linseed O ii VVitn a general assortment of Groceries, for sale, at the lowest market price. Jnly 23 57 CHARLES CAMPBELL. HAMS. * 8 H1ID3 Boston Hams, a prime article, for family use, iu fine order; just received, and for sale by July 28 57 C. 1*. HOWLAND & CO. the 13th inst after a short, but painful disease, which . 1, ,, ‘ ‘ " ’ i he bore with Christian fortitude and resignation, Mr. Iv-q. at A)scon. Henry i . Mo*i:y. I-..a] .,1 t_.| > -- - — ^ -- ’ C From ihi Montgomery Journal, July 20. . Fifteeu hundred Tennessee mounted men ar rived here on Ruturdny last, aud are now en camped upon the borders ofour town. 'Vo un derstand that Yohnlo and Jim Boy the tow friend ly chiefs who reudereff such important &• rvicn in the creek war. are becoming dissatisfied with the whites and with General Jesup partic.Airly- It is said they petitioned Jesup fur leave to keep their relatives, who were hostile prisoners, with them and that they might'noi he carried westward with 'he other hostiles, nor ho sent to Georgia fortrial. This request Jesup refused which is sail* to have rendered .Yobolo and Jim Boy rerv much dissatisfied. In consequence of it Geueral Jesup intends keeping a large force in the nation until the result of tho Chiefs reseutment is mor- fully ascertained. Some danger is apprehended also from the dejjortipent oftho friendly Indians upon their being informed that they were to be sent oiTto the west immediately with the hostile? too. Jacob 41. Reudder. L^q. a Fosyth .-outity or R. II. i,-. Bt New Echota. Cass county, who have been ap pointed a Committee of Correspondence for the purpose.—Miner's Recorder. , , Henry Curtiss, iu the 46th year of his age. He was a oouut--lo. ! lla tive of Connecticut, buta resident of this State for Esq. of the Central Bank, that those discontented men at They can raise 3,000 fighting men at JpjSlj and NATHANIEL MACON—the political pat riarch—the mau above reproach—who has stuod the ordeal of public life for fifty years, and Anne through like gold seVon times tried in th« tiro, is nuuouueed as a candidate for Elector i>y the re publicans of North Carolina, upon the 'i i-ket Iriptidly to the election of Martin Van Bureu- The friend,hip efsqcb a man to-the great cause in which v.e are eugaged, is .a host of itself-—a man iu whose moral and political integrity—in whose devotion to the great principles of repub lican liberty, there has hecu “neitht variablen ess not shadow of turuing." Who can quetton the motives of such a man J None hut the most reckless and abandoned. Mr. Macon has a perfect knowledge of the po blind course of Mr. Van Bureu. He has served with him for many years in the Senate, and is as competent to Judge of his talouts and principles, as any man living. He has made his decision io favor of Mr- Van Bnrcn, and we are proud to be associated with him. The opinions of such men, inspire us with confidence, and assut’c us that we gre right. Whigs ’ go search your ranks—examino the I many years previous to his death, and a respectable member of tho Methodist Episcopal Church since the year 1824. Mr. C was a useful membef of society, and highly esteemed by all who knew him. lie has left a disconsolate widow, seven orphan children, and j a largo circle of relations and friends to mourn his sud den call from atuongst ns in tiie midst of his useful ness. \ s. EDUCATION. JfBacon .academy. T HE exercises of the MALL DEPARTMENT' will be resumed on Monday,1st August. The Principal cheerfully embraces this opportunity of returning to his patrons and friends more than or dinary thanks for their r«cen. liberal patronage. He is sanguine in the hope that by renewed and persevering exertions, this Department will still continue to re ceive aud to merit a liberal share of public patronage. Jnly28 57 Itp P. MacINTYRE. Macon*. July 21, 1836. P URSUANT to previous notice, a large and re spectable meeting of the Anti-Van Bureu party of Bibb county convened at the City Hall, when Tah- plzt Holt, Esq. was called lothe Chair, and Wm. B. Packer acted as Secretary. The meeting being duly organized, the Chair briefly stated tbe objects thereof, which were the nomination of three suitable candidates for election next torep- resent the county in the State Legislature, and exert aproper influence on the approaching national elec tions. On motion, Unsolved, That the expression of this meeting be decided by ballot, to fill the several nomina tions !ieces**fy. Which being done, resulted iu the unanimous election of the several gentleman, viz. Dr. A. Baber for the Senate, Mr. James Lamar and Washington Poe, Esq. for Representatives. Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting be signed by the President and countersigned by the Secretary, and published in the papersof the city. On motion, the meeting adjourned TARPLEY HOLT, President. \Vm. B. Parker. Secretory. A GREEABLY to the Wishes of a number, of the citizens of Macon, a City Meeting is hereby or dered to be held at the Court House on Friday afte**- noon, at 4 o’clock, to receive front the Delegates of the city of Macpnto tiie Knoxville Convention, a report o ' the proceedings of that body, and to take into consid eration Other matters connected with the interest of the city. 'Tho citizens of the place are requested to at tend. ISAAC G. SEYMOUR, Mayor. Macon, July27,1836.' "jh GREEAIiLY to an order of the Inferior Court of /a Morgan county, when sitting for ordinary purposes tcill he sold on the first Tuesday iu OCTOBER nal. trithin the legal hours, before the court house door in the toicn of Forsyth. Monroe county, All the NEGROES belonging to the cstato of Tho mas Summerlin, late of Morgan county deceased, to wit: Rial, a negro man 27 years old, a tanner to trade, Mary, a wonian.30 years old, also. Mariali, a giri 13 years old , for the benefit of the heirs and creditors.— Terms made known on the day of sale. 23.1 July, 1836. 57 , THE ADMINISTRATORS. GEORGIA—Cranford County. W HEREAS Cyrus Robinsou applies to me for letters of administration on the estate of John Robinson late of said connty, deceased, These are therefore to cite and admonish all a., singu lar the kindred and creditors of said deceased toU end appear at my office icithin the time prescribed by laic to shetc cause if any they can why said letters should not be granted. *' Given under tnv hand, at office, 25th July. 1836. 57 B. F. LANE, c; c. 0. GEOR GIA, Bibb County. n^IIEREAS . John D. Pitts applies to for letters ■ of administration on the estate of 'Singleton Page, deceased,* These are therefore to cite and admonish all and singxdar the kindred and creditors of said deceas ed to file iheir objections (if any they have,) in my' office within the time prescribed by law, u hysaio letters should hot be granted. Given under my hand, at office, July 27, 1836. • July 08 57 HENRY G. ROSS, c. t; 0. ' !JJi * W Jt H ¥ ’ ' :