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■ ■ mi—— .1.11.1 . ‘ l l .•■) n ii Impoilaiii Decision—Negro ('lit zmsliip- Relow wo give an important commnni cation from I lie State Department, in re ference to a much vexed question—the cii izenship of free negroes. Jt is address ed to 11. 11. llicc, C’leik of 1 lie Superior Court of New Voik, through whom some tree negroes (soreimders) who were about to go to Europe, made application for passports : Dr.i'AimiF.NT of .Stati:, ) Washinciton, November 4. 11. 11. Wick, Esq., New Vork City— Sir: Vour letters of the 2'Jtli ultimo, and 111 instant, requesting passports for eleven colored person#, have been receiv ed, and I am directed by the Secretary to inform you that t he papers transmitted by you do not warrant the department in complying with your request. A passport is a certificate that the per ron to whom it is granted, is a citizen of the United Mates, and can only he issued upon proof of this fact. In the papers which accompany your communication, there h no satisfactory evidence that the persons for w hom ’Jon request passports ore of this description. They arc repre sented in your letter as “colored,” and described in the affidavit as “Mark,” from which statements it may be fairly inferred that they ore negroes. If this is so, there will he no doubt that they are not citizens of the United Stales. The question whe ther free negroes are such citizens is not now presented for the first lime, but has repeatedly arisen in the administration of both the National and State govern ments In 1821 a controversy arose as to whe ther free persons of color were citizens of the United States within the intent and meaning of the nets of Congress regula - ting foreign and coasting trade, so us to be disqualified to command vessels ; and Mr. VViit, Attorney Ucnoml, decided Unit they were not ; and moreover, held that the words, “citizens of the United States,” were used in the acts of Congress in the same sense us in the constitution. This view is nlso fully sustained in a recent opinion of the present At'orncy Ccnornl. The judicial decisions of the country are to the same effect. In Kent’s Com mentaries, vol. 2, p. 2 7*1, it is staled that hi 1333 Chief Justice Dagger, of Connec ticut, held that free blacks are not “citi zens” within the meaning of the term as med in the Constitution of tlie United States, and the Supreme Court of'lemics see, in the ease of the Stale against Clai borne, held the same doe:fine. Snell being ihe construction of the con stitution in regard to free persons of color ii is convinced that they cannot he regar ded, when beyond tins jurisdiction of Ihe government, as entitled to the full rights <>l citizens; but the Secretary directs me to sav, that though the Department, could not certify that such persons nt’e citizens j of the United Slates, yet, if satisfied of the truth of the fuels, it would give a icr tiiicute that they were born in the United Stales, and free, and that the government thereof would regard it to be its dn.y to protect them if wronged by a foreign gov ernment, while within its jurisdiction for a legal and proper purpose. I am, sir, respectfully, Vour obedient servant, J. A. THOMAS, Assist, beo'y. Unlnwlm Wine. I lie Augusta Constitutionalist of the 2il inst-, says : 1 On Friday last Mi'. A xt, of Crawford villc, already favorably known in Georgia as a wine producer, exhibited at the store of Thomas I*. Stovall Cos., some speci mens of wine made by him from the Ca tawba grape, grown in Georgia during the years 1853 and 186t>. Thero were ♦wo samples of the vintage of ISSO, and one of that of 1836—a1l known as Dry Cat nwlm. Several connoisctirs were pre sent and smacked their lips over these wines, besides several others, who, though unassuming upon Inis abstruse subject,, know a good article when they elosc down on it ; Mr Axts wines bore the test tri umphantly. I hose of 18f>li were limpid mid pure, having scarcely the suspicion of sediment about them. The flavor was pronounced excellent—of good body and fruity taste The wine of 1565 was uni versally considered the best, having im proved by time. This demonstrated that native wine, of the Catawba grape, will keep with us, when properly made. A bottle of hongworth’s Dry Catawba, of ♦ lie vintage of 1832, was opened at the same time, and proved to be of excellent quid t.y. This further demonstrated the same fact. Mr. Axtlias achieved for himself and for the South a great result, in (lie suc res ful introduction of Ibis important Inaiieh of industry into this State, ll s wine we would place in the very front rank of American wines of the same class equal to the best Dry Catawba from liongwortli’s or Wcrk’s cellars. Acquittal optiie Fuse-State Fris oneks i n Kansas— The telegraph a lew days since conveyed inlonnatioo that lit teen prisoners tried before the Court of Kansas had been acquitted on the origin al charge of treasonable resistance to the 1 1 s, but recommitted for trial oa other (barges. It appears by a letter from Law rence, under date of the Bdi inst., that on ly seven of them were thus recommitted, ♦ tie rest being discharged. Judge Lecompte has sentenced a Mr. Hunter, convicted of ‘‘assault with intent ♦j kill,” to nix years imprisonment in a Kansas prison. THE REPORTER. CUTHBERT, GA , DECEMBER 2, The l/.iw of Neivspiipess. 1. Subsetil>cr* who do imi ;vo i xjirc.- s noli< c tpMm country, lire rouaidered ;s wUhiug lo continue lin n- hi! c: ij i< 2. Jf NitlijcrdiMs ouler tjin di contMiiinuco of lUoir hc\v*<jW|M , i \ ilie |*uflt ;IM.T ir*y coiiii'iiic to scud llicm iiuiil ;ij| ;ine.Tr.''y#*r< sire |;id. It il*•*< iicyiccii ir iciu < to Ide llicir ♦• v/ fc |i;j>*/>> Iroui ‘lie oftiTs !o vv l* It t)i y directed,*y me Itcld u;.-mi i! liicv liove Bellied ilie bill and ordered llivii.s di.-< u>- id and. Si id'* cribcis removo lo olbcr plact sv\ iili f*ut inlbriDnijj the |ubii Imt diml !;• iic\vs| iiru nr lit. lo liio lurmcr and net* lion, liicy arc lie id ro 100 ildc. TANARUS. The Con,N |>Vf decided dial ro r u-.'n*r j ( > t’dm -r. l u-n ihe* ol]iec\ or inv ng aiii icav.'iim iMom linei|bc! for, i ji iina I’.tcia cv ificniei! of>ion.ii irand. ; i. Tiie United K m* . Coiulh b've also r - (•pfMli dly decided, |. .• a, |*o-., : .i -■ w.n> ne glpcfs lo pc*fo, it his tin v ol’ \'\\ i'?;> rs iiKotitilde not ice, jc |v liio IV Ottyro !),; l ineof, of llie of aimon i tatve V-n !•’ nliire nowjnper ;a>d c vrf jdtii. i,* !>'* die l*o :ia ?er t ibio io ilie puh’i.-'bei* for, iib.scfipt.o t price. I gr'c• What has become of all our eon ; contributors? We should like very much to hear •from “ i’arva,” “ Dellcan,'’ and “ Eloi#,” “ Ned Lorn,” “ Itinaldo,” and and others. Wo will always make room for your articles in the Reporter We should also he glad to receive articles bom new contributors, both at home and Irom abroad. Come, ladies and gentle men, let us hear from you soon. TJic W<;!Uri'. We have had rain every day from the 20’h to the 28lli ult. The watci courses are all full. The weather is very warm more liko May than November. The sun came out bright on Friday morning, dispelling the clouds, much to the relief of all. More rain on Monday—still cloudy. Bail nSonrf Mooli: v;. .Let it be borne in mind that on next Tuesday, Dili inst,, R. 11., Presi dent of the South-western Railroad will be here, to address the citizens ol Ran dolph upon I lie extension of said Road to this place. Let every one who feels an interest in this matter be sure to at tend. Fat* S:i!e. Wo see that several of our eotempora lics arc offered for sale, \: .American Union, Whig, Grillin, (la., Malison Fa mily Visitor , neutral, I Vest Point Beacon, aijd Albany Patriot, democratic. Judg ing from the advertising patronage of each sheet, wc would suppose they are all doing a fair business, find a.ton! a good chance for those desiring to embark in the prilli ng business. Crops in Tex .s, The Stale Texas Times says the crops on the Bio Grande are very promising. The first crop, which turned out well, lias been gathered The second is doing fine ly, though cornfields immediately on the river stand a cliaucc of being damaged by an over.low. {jfy. The New York correspondent of the Charleston Courier, in a letter dated i the 20th nit. says; “ 1 have heard it re ported that Fremont lias been'arrested iliree times at the complaint of his cred itors—they alleging it as their belief that, lie intended leaving iho Slate. Horace Greeley went his security in one case, add Bowen &. MeNamce in the second. CCy“ George \V. Johnson, one of the largest sugar planters on the Mississipi j river, below New Orleans, who died re - ; ccntly, lias left an estate valued at not loss than seven million dollars, lie lias, by his will, maiuuniited all his slaves, two hundred in number. They are all to be sent to Liberia in four years from Ids death, and each one is to be furnished with fifty dollars. ,e®"W see it stated that the Legisla ture of Vermont has reconsidered the vote by which the appropriation for Kan sas was lost, and lias passed the bill giv ing $20,000 to free Kansas. ©yy We see it stated that Joseph 1\ Comegys, Rsq., lias been appointed by Gov, Coscy, of Delaware, to till the va cancy in the United States Senate, oeea shmed by the death of the Hon John M Clayton. Virgil Powers, Esq., has been op-* pointed Chief Engineer of the Georgia and Florida Railroad, in die place of Mr. VV, N. Murphy, deceased. li is stated by the St. Louis Tutel , ligeneer, that SI,OOOO have be. n sent, to Kansas from brokers in that city, tor the purcitaso of Kansas lands. [J- The adjourned Term of Randolph j Superior Court will commence on Mon -1 day, Bth inst. I Southern Commercial Cotivcn turn. The following arc the names of the j delegates for the State at large, and tur ; this District, appointed by (lev. Johnson i to the Southern Commercial Convention, i to lie held at Savannah on the Slli inst : From the Shite at Large. Joel Crawford, of Early. John JL Howard, of Muscogee. Mink A. Cooper, of Cass. William II Stiles, of Chatham. A. 11. Chappell, of bibb. William Cimimiiig, of Richmond. A. IL Wright, of Jefferson. John Billups, of Clarke. Francis Bartow, of Chatham. William 11. Crawford, of Terrell. E. A. Neshit, of Bibb. Junius Wingfield, of Putnam. From the Second Congressional District. ■ William C. Perkins, of ilaudolpli. Nelson Tin, of Dougherty. Leonidas B. Mercer, of Terrell. Willis A. Hawkins, of Sumter Warlmm Cromwell, of Muscogee. James L Wimberly, of Stewart. Caiiinct. | The Lancaster (Pa ) Express is sure that the following named gentlemen will : he tendered the places respectively assign : cd them by Mr. Bmdiaimu ; Hon. Lewis Cass, of Michigan, Scero tovy of Stale. Ilou. R M. ‘!’ Hunter, of Virginia, Secretary of the Treasury. lion. John Appleton, of Maine, Cec -1 ret ary of the Interior, Hon. Howell Cobb, of Georgia, Sec retary of the Navy. Hon. James A bayard, of Delaware, Secretary of War. Hon Jesse D Bright, of Indiana, Postmaster General. Hon. Josiah limdull, of Pennsylvania, A Homey General. GEN ERA I, ITEMS. SQ-Tlic New York Tribune shows that the vote for Anson lliirliiigamc, for Con gress, in the city of lSostou, his distiic’., was greater than that for Fremont {fo. It is reported that Senator Doug lass was to have been married last, month to Miss Cults, the reigning belie of Wash ington. RAF We notice in our exchanges, the death of Gen. John H. Eaton, Secretary of War, under the Administration of Gen. Jackson. fcjr* A negro who gave his name as John C. Fremont, was commit eh to ja 1 in \\ heeling recently, lor dhorde ly con duct. This makes the third Fremont. jig,. Tiie Trenton, (N .1 ) Stale Ga zette says that a portion of the A meric ins in that city have nominated Coniiinibi ifi Stockton for President, and John M. Rolls for Vice President, in If. fit). CnJ* Parker 11. French is not dead yet. tie tarns up, now, as President of a stock company in Illinois, for the purchase if real estate in Minnesota. He has already made investments at Watali anil Crow- Wing. (jty-Tlio story going about that a doc tfir in New Orleans has trained gallinip pers to do the work of leeches is, to quote from tiie modem classics, a “sell.” The name given for the doctor’s is quite enough to show the joke, it is Dledoku—i. e., Bleed you. M. Quinihy, of Montgomery co mil)’, New Yoik, lias sold this year up words ot 20,00 i pounds of honey, priuei- I 'ally p odueed by bimself. Himself and i son moke the production of honey abusi-j ness, ami undoubtedly n very profi.ablc! one. The honey is deposited by the bees in small cheap boxes, with glass sides and ends, and sdd in the same, by weight,’ including the weight of the boxes. Return oi luo Steamer Morion. New A or.K, Nov. 2b Marion has again returned from the I search for i lie passengers of the French’ ! steamship Lyontiaise, having seen uosliiogi I of the missing passcugcrs since the late : collision at sea. ) • The Lo&t Steamship. The lost steamship Lyonnais was valus ] en at a quarter of a million of dollars.— 1 Among iter missing passengers were Al ; bert Sumner, (brother of Senator Sum | ncr,) and lady, One bundled and thirty I persons are missing—all of whom, it is | feared, have perished, as the weather was ! very boisterous the night of the accident i ‘flic steamer Marion has been elnirter i ed to proceed in search of the Lyonnais, which her agents believe isetill afloat.— At any rate, she may hear something of ! the missing passengers. The vessels with which the Lyonnais came in collision, is supposed to be a large American clipper, | which disappeared immediately after the ■ iceident. Make Known your Business. ‘I he merchant who eschews advertising as an unnecessary expense, is ostensibly incapacited for his business. The ex. peine of making known where you live, what you have to sell, and the manner you propose to deal with all those who j may patronize you, is quire insignificant in comparison to the benefits derived. Farmers always consult the papers to find out where they, wi.heut a tiresome ! search, can find the exact articles they ; want ; and therefore those who have j their “ light hid under a bushel ” are al ways hindmost in attaining the great de sideratum of every merchant—pecuniary success. Our renders will readily boar witness j that our leading men in every branch of i trade are liberal patronizers of the press J They, with a perception and liberality ; woithy of imitation, avail themselves oi the use oi printers’ ink and become 1 wealthy in a few years. On the other ; hand, those who go on the “ o ! d fogy” principle, soon find themselves with a i stock of old goods on hand, and fewer j customers than they desire ; a.ul in nine i eases out of ten, they become bankrupts, j Wo throw out these suggestions with i no other view than lo benefit those who | still labor under the strange infatuation that it is too expensive to advertise.— Co lutubus Sun. It is really strange Hint the people will not be convinced of the truth of the above remarks. Rather than pay a few I dollars for having an advertisement in i sorted in a newspaper published in their ! own town, and circulated throughout the counties, thus bringing their | busine-s immediately before the people, j they prefer sticking them against a house ! or a tree. Waste..) Lnntl 11 mcutatois. A correspondent of tiie Baltimore Sun, ’ writing from Chicago, says : Real estate is quite arrive here, and | some fine speculations are being made.— A gcntUunJii from Virginia, a few wed, , i ago, bought a piece of ground outside the lei.y limiis, for which he paid $4 0 per ’ acre, ami in ten days’ time had snbdlvid |ed it into small building lots, and sold nearly one half at the rate of sl(s 0 0 per acre. His profits will exceed $30,- UU. Capitol Z'xiansioa. Most ol the ironwoi k of the ceiling of the new Senate chamber in the north wing ol the Capitol has been finished but the ornamentation has not yet commenc ed. The loom itsell is a fine ami spacious one. large enough'to hold four or five ol such chambers as that now devoted to the sitiirgs ot the aognst body directly repr. - sooting the seveial States of the Union.- Workmen ate busy in the vestibule to the new chamber. Most ot the chaste yet richly capitalled white marble pilas ter surrounding the vestibule are finished and ‘ti place, ami when arched bv the maible ceiling that is to surmount them, w ill yield a richness of appearance not to be reached perhaps by any other tna'eri als, lu the vaiious committee toims the busy fvescoers are steadily put suing their beautiful work. The rematkable Naval Committee room of the Senate will be fin ished in about a month. .A \tlionul In ‘el/ige > ccr. —t - - Emijvattoa to Xaasr.s. Tile Lawrence Herald of Freedom, which lias just re-appeared, alter a sup pression of six months, states that etni giants are arriving daily in Kansas, and in large numbers, by way of the Missouri live r, which is now once more opened to travellers. The Herald has heard of no late violence along the liver, and believes that none exists, and that person will be perfectly’ secure in travelling in small numbcis to Kansas, if ihey keep silent on the exciting issues of the day. The late troubles have diminished the number of families, but have hurried forward a large class of young men and adventurers. A line of stages is plying regular between Lawrence and Leavenworth. lit..’ Coueteifeit. We are indebted to Mr. J R. Crew, Ticket Agent lor several Railroads at this place, for a derciiption ot n new counter feit Ten Dollar Bill on the Bank of Georgetown. It is evidently anew coun terfeit from the old plate with some very important improvements, and is well cal ciliated to deceive the unsuspecting 1 he old counterfeits of iiis denomination, are well executed, but the titling is badlv done, nnd they are signed D. L McKay, Cashier, and J. W. Coachman, President. ’1 ire new one is well filled in a business hand, signed R. J Frasier, Cashier, and J. G. Henning, President, and dated Match l>t, 1851. They have ted backs same as genuine. It will require the closest scrutiny to detect them, and we would advise our citizens to keep a look out.— lllanln D'sc'nline. Washington, November 17. It is satisfactorily ascertained thabwliat ever the administration is contemplating relative to Panama and Aspinwall, no one can speak upon the subject as to any precise line of action which it proposes to take, except that the rights ot our citizens individually and the interest ot our gov ; eminent will be vigorously enforced and ! protected by means promising to be more j direct and efficient than those heretofore ‘employed. The subject has proved em bariassing to the administration, and has occupied a large share of executive de liberation. The Methodist Episcopal G'hmcli South. Tito Western Christian Advocate gives the following summary of Southern Metho dism : “Southern methodism has now six bish ops~the Rev. Messrs. Soule, Andrew, Paine, Fierce, Early, Kavamiugh. Two have died since Its organization—Drs. Capers and Bascotn. They have to at tend twenty-two rniunal conferences, be sides, the Pacific, embracing an immense region, from Virginia to Texas and to the Indian Territory. Some of those bo dies are very large. In South Carolina there are over 4.3,000 colored members, in Georgia more than’ 20,000; in Ala bama nearly 20 000, Ke. Whole num ber of traveling preachers, 1.92 ! ; super anuated, 130 ; local 4 34* ; white mem bers, 423,521 ; colored member , F34,- 554. Indians, 3, T.j7 ; total, (503.303. — The increase last year was over 23,000 flic Southern .Methodist Church now numbers more than 30 0 missions, domes tic anil foreign, 27.* missionaries ; 70,030 mission schools. There arc missions a mong tlm- people of color, the German population at the South, the Indian tr.bes in China and in California, (now the Pa cific conference.) flic society has been in existence since 1854, and lrom $63,- 000 its annual receipts have readied near ly -$j 80,000. Southern Methodism lias made rapid advances in its educational efforts, having not loss than 3,000 stu dents in its numerous colleges and accad emies. In 1845 its Sunday School So ciety was formed. Now there are over 2,C00 schools, nearly 93,0 )0 scholars, 14,000 teachers, and 17,000 volumes in their libraries. Five thousand Hollars have been collected for the tract cause- TJoumiJiiatil to W. i-r. Saber. Many of the fiiemls and admirers of the late Win. R. Taber, of Charleston, are pioposing to erect a monument to his memory. A number of the Richmond Ruquker. alluding to the subject, veiy ju-tly remarks, that ‘the zeal and ability w Inch be di plaved in defending the lights of the South, will make bis name be cheri bed witli admiration wherever a Southern sun kindles the noble ins'incts ol our nature into a glow of generous pride. But, to us of the editoial pioies sion. any piopo-tion to honorUie memory of Win. If. Taber, must appeal wifii pe-j i utiar force, in life lie was among the •highest ornaments of the press; aud lie died to vindicate its lights. We claim •ibe pi ivelege of attesting our admiration of his genius, out sympathy with his cause, and out sorrow tor hi- unfortunate late.”— Atlanta l liellig-er. Counterfeit M erchaxt's ano Plan ters Bills — R would be welt for the public to be on their guaiil asainst court- ’ teifeii notes ol the MertbniU’ and Pian-. tors’ Bank o! this city. One te i doliai bill nof'genuine was passed off this mor ning. The counterfeit has a blurred,! greasy and smirched appearance, and is in all respects badlv executed. Jt would not probably decieve any one familiar with money, who should exercise tolera 1 ble caution. The signature of Mr. Rod ertSj the President, is but a poor imitation j while the red ink on the countei leit is of I a much deeper hue than on the genuine j issue, the foregoing was wiien ivr hear ot counterfeits ot ihe denomination ('lens) iu the same style and manifestly the woik ol the same parries, on the Central Rail road Bank. There is doubtless a gang of counterfeiters in our midst We call the attention ol the public to the reward ol $!()!) offered by President R iberts, for their detection ami apprehension.— Stv Georgina JS'or. 11 A female Com a.ttaa. A correspondent at Moorsville, Indian a. has favored the New Yoik Tribune with a gtaphic account of the uprising o’ :he women iu lhai vicinity in defiance o law and order, and successfully putting an end lotbe rutn traffic in their village. On the afe l noon of November Ist the church bells gave foitli some ominous peals, upon healing which the proprietor ot the turn shop closed his doors and put the blinds un before bis windows. The women soon assembled before the place and finding they could ob ain admittance no other way. burst the place open. The rum barrels and kegs were taken out of use place, the heads staved in and the contents spilled on the ground. The fe male then dispersed. Tall Pistol Shooting. Col. Hay, of the Biitish army, recently tried his hand with the Volcanic Repeat ing Pistol, a Yankee invention. The pis tol used on the occasion was an eight-inch barrel, which discharged nine balls in ra pid succession. Tiie Colonel fired the arm twenty seven limes, making a num ber of shots which would do credit to a rifleman. He first fired at an eight inch diameter target at one hundred yaids, putting cine balls inside the ring.” He then moved back to a distance of two hundred yards, and fired nine balls more hitting the target seven times. He then moved back one hundred yards tutther a distance of thiee hundred yards horn the mark, and placed five ot the nine ball inside the ling, and hitting the ‘'bull’s eye” twice. The roau who beats that may brag. 03“ The editor of the Pittsburgh Dis patch lost his beard—a crop of five years’ growth—upon the receut election. His next step will be to bet “aH the hair off his head ’* France and England. Appearances indicate that those two great powers of Europe, are about to dis solve their relations of peace and amity with each other, now that they have sf i lenced the thunders of the great Russian bear. But recently Iter Majesty, Queen Victoria, was all urbanity to Napoleou— she coquetted with the Frenchman, Eug lisli woman that she was and is, with a spirit that would have done credit to any French woman, in His Majesty’s own do minions, all the world being surprised at her successful political flirtation: Napo leon was so well pleased at it, that be did not hesitate to sacrifice his thousands of Frenchmen before Sebastopol for the mere glory of the thing, and treasure too was expended with the same liberality.— The cost of all this undertaking is uow being counted up, and when compared with the profits derived from it, France finds out that it has been a one-sided af fair throughout- The war over, ami Vic toria is now an English Queen, with uo French proclivities, her ]>eople the same as of old, looking upon France ns their natural enemy. The Ikuiriog of England is therefore haughty in tin- extreme to wards France and France evidently feels it. Nor is France at all disposed to sub mit to any cool treatment at the hands of England, t-he will submit to no insults, and between these two powers there must bo no middle ground occupied- It is ei ther with the Frenchman, |*euce or war. V.'hat though the Bank of France, or her “Credit Mobilier,” is in a pinch at this particular crisis of her affairs: still France wi 1 expend millions upon millions, rather than England shall triumph over her.— It is a Bonaparte that is Emperor of France and tiie blood lias no likiug for England, as long as St. Helena, that rocky island, and the prison of the elder Bonaparte, occupies its place in the ocean. Unless, therefore, some great change takes place in the temper of these two great powers, towards each other, Fren* h meu and Englishmen may “look out for squalls.” On this side of the Atlantic, we shall pos ibly be calm observers of an other struggle between the crowned heads of Europe, during which Republican In stitutions will advance, and Republican principles go on triumphing over all op position in both hemispheres. “Somoto it be.”— Examiner. (jCJ- Tim Commercial Convention to as semble in Savannah on the Bih December, is likely to be largely attended. Gov. logon, of .Maryland, Gov. Wise, of Vir ginia, Gov Adams, of South Carolina, and Gov. Johnson of Georgia, have each appointed large Delegations. Besides these, Southern cities, in their corporate capacity, have generally appointed Dele gations. Tiie at"ion of the Commercial Convene ti.m in f.i ner years, have resulted iu but Rule pr..c k'ul go >ii to the country ; but may we no indulge the hope that from the talent ; bat will be in the approaching one, un : lie demand of the times, that if any:lung can be devised to advance the nur.ri'ial interests of the South, it will now be done ? if any thing is to bo thus accomplished, now certainly is the time to put it on foot Everything will, in om judgment, depend upon the wisdom that s.iull be displayed by the Couven- Uoi We hope nothing but sound, prae lical measures, such as will advance and clove! >i>e the South, will be recommended and adopted. Let Southern seajiorts be built up, direct importations, commerce, manufacturers, internal improvements, education, :_c\, all receive their proper attention aud our won) for it, nothing else will be wanted to make the South all she should be.— Southern Recorder. tTha lUidge Case. This celebrated ease, involving the ti tle to the land upon which stands tle eastern abutment of the the bridge across the Chattahoochee ut this place, was tried again ut the late term of the Su perior Court for Randolph county, Geor gia, and resulted in a verdict against the Bridge Company of $12,000. It has been pending for many years, and has been tried several times with various re sults, having been twice reversed by the Supreme Court of Georgia We learn that several points were reversed by the counsel for the Bridge Company, upon which the case will again be taken to the Supreme Court. —Eufaniln Spirit. Sunday in New York. — According to the New York Express, the Now York Sunday is becoming more like that of Fu rls than that of an American city. ‘The Express says that on Sunday last, the up per part of the city looked not a little like race course. All sorts of .vehicles were out ; grog shops free aud open; target firing and gunning doing a large business, aud at night, dance houses and free concerts lively and noisy till a late hour. The Express thinks that if Free> soil pulpit should rebuke these things it would be told that it has no right to say a word, having commenced the work of desecrating the Lord’s day by introduc ing politics into the pulpit. A Glancing Shot. — At Harrison Dake, Wisconsin, lately, a sportsman, ou shooting at a dock in the lake, was horri fied to see a man spring forward and fall on the beach near by. It appears that the Wall struck a wave and bounded back in a line varying only about fifteen de grees from whence it started, and passing through the heart of the iau, iestautly killing him. st§=“ ft is said that if Fremont bad been elected, the right hand man of his admin istration would have been Charles A. Dana, of the New York Tribune.