lent purposes But wherever the Loco*
toco party lias had the power, it has crea
ted baoks by scores aud hundreds. The
State Bank of Alabama, with a capital of
some TEN or TWELVE MILLIONS,
was created by a Jackson Van Buren Leg
Most of the Banks in Mississippi, their
capital amounting to some TWELVE or
FIFTEEN MILLIONS, were created by
the same party ! 2
ALL THE BANKS in Atkansas were
created l»y the same party ! 2!
AuL THE BANKS in Missouri were
created by the same party! 2 !
ALL THE BANKS in Indiana were
created by the same party ! 2!
ALL THE BANKS in Illinois were
created by the same party !!!
ALL THE WILD CAT BANKS in
Michigan wsre created by the same party.
IN NEW YORK, a tremendous amount
of Banking capital was added by the same
IN OHIO, the number of Banks was in
creased by the same party, in the short
space of lour years from thirteen to TWEN
TY, and the Banking capital of the State
during the same time, increased FOUR
MILLIONS FIVE HUNDRED AND
THIRTY-TWO THOUSAND. TWO
HUNDRED AND THIRTY NINE
In six years from the time the same party
came into power with Gen. Jackson, FOUR
HUNDRED AND NINETY NEW
BANKS were created in the Union!!
These facts are sufficient one would think,
to seal the months of those hungry dem
gogjes, who go about crying by the way
side and in public places that the Whig
party is the Bank party, with an eternal si
lence. If shame were any part of their
eoinpusiPon, they would hang their heads
and be still.
the Nashville (Tenn.) Banner.
The Spoils Party. —The most ridiculous
and hypocritical oi' all ideas, perhaps, is that
held out by the Spoils organs that their par
ty is the Democratic party. There is not
a particle of democracy in its whole com
position. Ou the contrary, hs measures
are far more high toned, ultra federal , and
ruinous to the best interests of the great
body of the People than were the measures
of the elder Adams. Hamilton, Pickering,
and others o their stamp. These old
worthies were Federalists of the first water;
but they were honest, and openly avowed and
boldly acted up to their real sentiments.—
They were not possessed ol a mean con
temptible, demagogical spirit, leading them
to profess to be democrats and advocates of
the ••largest liberty,” whilst they were all
the time actually carrying out the strongest
federal and anti-republican measures.—-
The.y were not, like the leaders of the pres
ent party in power, spoils men, bound and
banded together by 'he spoils, fighting to
retain the spoils, and playing the arrant do
lingnguc and hypocrite lor the sake of the
What name, then, cmid be more appro
priate lor the party which upholds the pre
sent ruinous, spoils -disseminating Adtninis
trat on than that of the Spoils party 1 Lo
Cofocoism. as a name, amounts to nothing.
Let the term be done away with, and let the
party in power henceforth lie designated and
known, universally, by its legitimate and
in i-it appropriate cognomen--- The Spoils
Potty. hat i\y you. Whig contempo
raries, are you in favor of the proposition ?
It so, never designate the spoilsmen here
alter as Democrats, for it is a desecration
of t'.e name! nor as Locofocos. for that
\ DEMORALIZER REBUKED.
Tile prcsi'Matijii of Robert Owen, the
great apost'e of “Socialism,” at the British
court, has ci c ited no little sensation in Eng
land, and drawn forth several petitions and re
in inst ranees to the Queen on the shbject.
Fr*>m a petition add.essed to her by the
ladies of Liverpool, we extract the follow
ing passage. It conveys a just censure,
c.'. icin’ I in the most respectful language :
“Wo. your Majesty's dutiful and loval
subjects, the women of Liverpool, desire to
tu ippr.iueh your Majesty, humbly to ex
press the deep ami poignant sorrow and re
gret, with which we have learned that Mr.
RoV rt Owen, the head and founder of a
sect \tm.wn l»y the name ot Socialists, has
been introduced info your Royal presence:
“The legret which we thus express to
your Majesty is founded on tiie conviction
which we feel that the pestilential doctrines
held and propagated by the. above sect, in
which they den ounce “marriage and paren
ala faction, and icluro revelation, to be a
series of diabolical falsehoods invented bv
the piiests,” me calculated to degrade onr
sex, to tlissolve the social union, to shake
the stability of your Majesty's throne, and.
in short, by the overthrow of ill order, vir
tue, and religion, to introduce universal
anarchy, and establish a most revolting sys
tem of infidelity and atheism.”
Robert Dtie Owen, the rejected of Indi
ana, and the extolled of the Globe and the
locofoco press generally, is'he son of Robert
Owen, tbe “Socialist Missionary,” and a
colaborer io the stuie vineyard.
FIRES IN MOBILE.
Ob Saturday night fißlli ult. a fire broke
out i« Mobile, in Dauphin street, between
Hamilton and Lawrence. About 20 buil
dings were destroyed, principally old wood
en buildings and none of them valuable, and
on the night following, the carpenters shop
of Mr. .1, P. Hutchinson, with all its con
tents. consisting of a large quantity of lum
ber, tools. &c. fee. The last supposed to
be the work of an incendiary.
On Wednesday night 2d instant, another
destruciive fire broke out. which destroy
el property to a considerable extent. It or
iginated in the wooden ware house of (jwinn
fz Brandt, on Dauphin street. It next com
municated to the brick ware house of B. &
•T. Newhouse. which fronts on Water street.
The store ofGwiiin Sc Brandt was next des
troyed, and also the brick stores on Dauphin
occupied by Geo. Davis, Jr., and Owen At
Gould. These buildings were all destroyed
with the principal part of their contents.
The City Hotel on Royal straef, was next
discovered to he on fire, and all efforts to
save thai building proved unarailirg. The
office of the Mobile Register, which was on
ly separated from the Hotel by a narrow al
ley escaped as by a miracle. The Mobile
Journal says: It is impossible at this time
to form any estimate of the loss sustained,
but if must be very great. We hear that
some of the sufferers had policies of insur
ance. but are unable to say to what exient.
The chief sufferers are Mrs. Robb, who own
ed the city hotel; Messrs, Gwinn fc Brandt;
Owen fc Gould ; Geo. Davis; Jonathan Clark
and Messrs, Newhouse.
About 3 o’clock on the morning of Thurs
day, another fire took place, which destroy
ed an old frame building on Cedar street,
b,tween Government and Churcn streets.
These fires are believed to have been the
wot kof incendiaries. The city authorities
at a meeting next day, adopted a resolution
offering a rewaid ot Si,ooo for ths detection
of those engaged in setting fire to any buil
dings within the city.
Mafiirtiny, Oct. 19, 1H219.
GEORGE M. TROUP,
The BanksofColumbus Suspended Spe
cie payment on Wednesday last.
Sufficient returns have been received to
warrant us in saying that the Republican
character of Georgia has once more been
disgraced, by the election of a high toned
Federalist as Governor of the State for the
ensiling two years. We are surprised at
t his result, and do nor pretend to disguise our
feelings of mortification on the occasion.
That the good old Democratic State of
Georgia, the land of our birth and of our af
fections, she, who has yo often and so man
fully fought the battleofState Rightsagatns l
Federal usurpation, should be again hum
bled and brought on her knees, before the
footstool of power, and her rights and liber-,
ties subject !0 the mercies of a government
which is constantly, we have too good cause
to fear, tending towards a despotism in its
worst form, is, indeed, a painful reflection.
But away with the bitter theme! \Ve
cannot believe that a majority of our people
are willing to become slaves, and bow in
humble submission to the dictation of a mas
ter. It cannot be. Let tyranny but dare to
stretch her sceptre over the freemen of Geor
gia. to compel them into acquiescence to her
unholy mandates, and thc*fire of patriotism
will again blaze high, and freedom's altar
again be the rallying place for the free and
brave. Georgia is not tied down to the car
of Federalism; it is true that slv* has been
caught slumbering and a bond has been ga
thered about her; it is true she has been
found in the arms of the syren, and her locks
are shorn, but she will soon awake from her
slumbers, ami tearasutuler the envious cord
that fetters her limbs; her locks will grow,
and her strength, the strength of truth and
patriotism, will again return.
FOR GOVERNOR, RATIFICATION
AND NO RATIFICATION.
Counties. Dough McD. Rat No. Rat
Bibb. 496 710 412 604
Baldwin, 278 329
Burke, 583 111 279 351
Bryan, 99 7
Bulloch, 7 312 33 248
Clark. 503 372 478 750
Cherokee, 326 480
Columbia, 122 maj.
Crawford, 255 479 34 655
Chatham, 2GO 330 415 138
Carroll, 200 526
Cass, 491 706
Chattooga, 169 228
Coweta, m I R 2
Delia Hr, 4G6 653
Dooly. 137 301
Effingham, 143 66 22 171
Early, 1«5 360
Effingham, 143 66
Elbert, 905 79
Emanuel, 114 152
Favc.te, m 200
Floyd, 183 332
Franklin, 306 632 800 133
Glynn, 131 33 32 -116
Gwinnett, 608 Cl 9
Green, 786 71
Hancock, 376 301 294 083
Harris. 772 458
Heard. 264 389
Habersham, 384 594 579 114
Hall ',,463 497 596 230
Heard, - 264 389
Henry, 619 825
Houston, 419 653
Irwin, 11 257
Jefferson, 456 108
Jasper, 440 597 443 422
Jackson, 503 Alt 677 294
Jones, 447 ‘r-503 365 465
Lumpkin, 249 651 48 743
Laurens. 390 5
Liberty, 139 87
Lowndes, 349 224
Macon, 343 3'7
Marion, 332 221
Meriwether, 671 766
Monroe, 670 802
Murray, 87 542
Madison, 279 309 66 498
Morgan, 460 322
Muscogee. 861 856 111 900
Newfoo, 850 467
Oglethorpe, 479 107 185 341
Putnam, 532 232
Paulding, m 16
Pike, 319 492
Pulaski. m 151
Randolph, 490 508
Richmond, 419 372 655 108
Stewart. 751 793 83 903
Scriven, 201 134
Tattnall, 276 68
Telfair, 194 139
Thomas, 312 203
Twiggs, 327 461
Talbot. 787 855
Troup. 942 646 193 1162
Taliaferro, 414 33 21 359
Upson." 514 393
Warren, 429 327 130 566
Walton, 442 623 361 461
Washington, 783 514 133 883
Wilkes 426 371 113 476
Wilkinson, 391 485
The Official Returns rs 58 counties have
been received at the Exerutive, for “Ratifi
cation” and “No Ratification,” and the fol
lowing is the result:
No Ratification. 67,072
Ratification, ' 13,231
Majority for No Ratification, 42,811
RETURNS FOR MEMBERS TO THE
Baldwin. Williams-, Beecher, Kenan.
Bibb. Tracy; Campbell, Bennett, Chap
Burke. Lawson, Evans, Mulkey, Berrien.
Butts. McDaniel; Darden, Berrien.
Columbia. Robertson; Butt,Scott, Darden
Coweta. Smith ; Grier, Calhoun, Jester.
Cass. Baker; Mayes, Woolley.
Carroll. Springer; Cobb. Epsy.
Cobb. Guess; Andersou, Mayes.
Cherokee. Camden; Ford, Hunter.
Chattooga. Cammeron; Ellis.
Clarke. Fincent; Moore, Stroud, Rickard
Crawford Bail ford; Hancock, Hunter.
Chatham. Gordon; Miilen, Arnold, Ward
Dooly. Graliam ; Cobb, Farnall.
Dekalb. Wilson; Murpbey, Palmer, Col
Elbert. Christian ; Craft, Jones, Warren.
Emauuel. AlcGar; Sumner.
Elbert. Christian; Jones, Warren, Craft.
Effingham. Morgan; IVcitnuin.
Early. Scarborough; Wilson, Frierson.
Franklin. Morris; Knox, Camp, Neal.
Forsyth. Foster; Green, Irwin.
•Fayette. Whitaker; Robinson, Ware.
Forsyth. Foster; Irwin, Green.
Floyd. Waters; Shropshire, Liddell.
Greene. Porter; Newsom, King, Daniel.
Gwinnett. Loveless; Hamilton, Stell, Ba-
Hall. Dunnagan; Roberts, Beeves, Har
Hancock, Brown; Butts, Gonder, Hudson.
Habersham. Stanfoid; Sanford, Cleveland
Harris. Kennon ; Carter, Pratt, Wailey.
Houston. Kelly; Rudd, Dennard, Sykes.
Henry. Johnson; Malone. Coker, Hand.
Heard. Awtrey; Ghent, Johnson.
Irwin. Slone; McDuffie.
Jefferson. Smith ; Berrien, Boyd.
Jasper. Jordan; Waters, Wyatt,Robinson.
Jones. Gordon; Day, Gray, MeLoud.
Jackson. Mays; Chandler, McMullen,
Delap r rricrc.
Lee. Jones; Ingram.
Lumpkin. Crane ; Chastain. Gatrell.
Lincoln. Henley; IFtnn, Jlagerman.
Liberty. Walthour ; Spenger, Casscls.
Macon. Bryant; Whigham, Greene.
Marion. Bivins ; Minte r, Wallace.
Morgan. Porter; Reese, Peeples, Martin.
Madison. Polk; Pitiman, Bullock.
Mclntosh. Hopkins; Lefils. O'Neal.
Muscogee. Lewis; Watson, McDougald,
Monroe. Phillips; O’Neal, Parker, Larcy,
Newton. Williamson; • Harris, Reynolds,
Oglethorpe. Billups; Thomas, Hubbard,
Putnam. Branham; Whitfield, Turner,
Pulaski. Bostwick ; Whitfield, Collier.
Pau'ding. Payne; Ledbetter.
Pike. Pryor; Neal. McDowell.
Telfair. Fryer; McKinnon.
Thoi. as. Hceth ; Revifl, Sewatd.
Tattnall. Collins; Mann.
Upson. Hollouay; Goode, Meadows, Wal
Randolph. A Tie; Ha frisOn, Smith.
Richmond- Miller; Jen kills, Crawford,
Stewart. Bryan; J Vest. Stall am, Strll.
Sumter. Tomlinson; Alc.Goldrick, Pearce.
Talbot. Draiie ; Dixon. Riley, Burks.
Troup. Jcnldos; Darden, Taylor, Hen
Taliaferro. Harris ; Stephens, Lawrence.
Twiggs. Smith; Tarver, Daniel.
Walton. Echols; Stroud, Bryant, Haral
Wilkes, Anderson; Toombs, Wingfield,
Warren. Hm ris; Darden, Wetrhcr, Blount
Wilkinson. Beall; Rivers, King.
Washington. Warthen ; Long, Flournoy,
First named is the Senator ; those in ital
ics are S. R. the others are V. B. men.
THE SOUTHERN LITERARY MES
The monthly visits of this periodical have
become an important item in the sum of our
pleasures. The October number, which we
have just devoured, is inferior to but few of
its predecessors, jn point of in’erest and varie
ty, and fully sustains the reputation of a
work that has won for itself the enviable dis
tinction o! beiug called “the best magazine
printed in the English language.”
Sedusaval, or the sequel to the tale of Ju
dith Bensaddi, is a deeply interesting story,
and contains some of the choicest lessons of
morality and virtue. It differs so widely
from tbe sickly love tales, and sentimental
romances in which mir periodical literature
has so much abounded, that it seems like an
oasis in the desert. For a long while past
we have been almost afraid to commence
reading a tale, particularly, one that sets out
with the announcement that it is founded
On fact, lest its high wrought scenes of love
and constancy in misfortune, and its dreadful
details of affliction surpassing belief, should
“unseal the fountains of our tears” and make
us womanish, “albeit, «e are not osed to »he
melting mood.” In general, they seem to
be emanations from the sickly i "aginations
of school girls, or their cuamored swains.—
it is due, however, to the Messenger to say,
that such bnny and soul moving eliusions
are never permitted to eoter its coluinus.-r
--lo relation to the story of which we were
speaking, the healthy and vigorous tone it
assumes, and tue facility with which moral
sentiment and excelleut counsel aie inter
woven with the plot, slu w in its author a
sound and cultivated intellect, and a heart
deeply imbued with ihe principle of Chris
tianity. We are mistaken if the same mind
could not produce an extended work, infi
nitely more worthy to be read and admired,
than the icroug/tt up, and highly immoral
productions of the eloquent Bulwer.
luternat.onaX law of Copy Right. “The
justice arid expediency of establishing such
a low between the United States and Great
flrtfaia,” is maintained with clearness and
force, and ”tbe pernicious consequences
flowing float its non-existence,” exhibited iu
their proper light. We sincerely hope to see
some action upon this important subject, du
riugtbe next session of Congress. Such
treatises as the one under notice, are well
calculated to awake public attention.
The admirable Lectures on Phrenology,
by George Combe, Esq. the first of living
Phrenologists, are continued in this number.
The.y are well worthy of preservation in the
columns of the Messenger.
An article from Judge Upshur on -‘Domes
tic Slavery, as it exist, in onr Southern
States, consideted with reference to its influ
ence upon free government,” is an impor
tant paper, not only conclusive <n its reas
oning in defence of the institution, but ex
hibitiug iu the clearest light, the immense
benefits both of a political and moral char
acter, that are derived to the South from its
existence. It ought to be bound with Pro
fessor Dew’s and Judge Harper's able trea
tises on the same subject, and placed in the
hands of every citizen of the South, capa
ble of reading.
N. P. IViUis ancl his Jottings down in
London, come iu for a gentle, but deserved
flagellation among the literary notices of this
Currents Calamosities, Nos. IX and X. is
a running, lively article from the pen of
James F. Otis, Esq. We have e'sewhere
given onr opinion of his merits as a writer.
The present Melange shows a just appreci
ation of poetry, and containssome excellent
scraps from the old as well as modern poets.
The name, however, is rather too Willir
like for our liking.
There are several minor articles of merit
which our limits forbid 'is to notice. The
Poetic contributions are from Wallace,
whose writings have heretofore illumined (he
pages of the Louisville Journal aud News
Letter, Park Benjamin, Everest, Milford
Bard, and other writers of acknowledged
merit. Os such it were needless for us to
speak, their names are asufficient guarantee
for the excellence of tbeir productions.
SCRAPS FROM ANCIENT HISTORY.
The earliest known chroCfcles are those
of Hie Chinese Hindoos, Jews aud perhaps
those of (he Irish nation. Their imperfec!
knowledge of physics, their gem ral v cog
nition of Astrology, and their being in the
hands of the priests, have filled them with
fables. Some natural facts, however, enable
us to infer that sciences, the fruit of leisure,
weal'h and power, existed; and thus we
fiuil, that the Chinese record an eclipse iu
the year 2690, B. C. and a general conjunc
tion of the. plane's in 900 B. C.; we find,
also, that the Hindoos record eclipses 318°
before the Cluistian era; also, that the Per
sians describe positions of stars in the equi
no>es 3000 B. C.; that Alexander found a'
Babylon celestial observations for 1902 years
in 330 B. U.; and the Egyptians claimed
observations lor 460,£00 years which taken
as the the astronomical period of days,
would be 1500 years. These recorded ob
servations have been examined by modern
tables, corrected by refined theories, and
they exactly agree. There is therefore no
doubt, or question that these nations were
astronomers 3000 B. C.; of course also,
ihey Wrote thtcr observations; and hence
the bases of Grecian history founded on the
story of the invention of letters ay Ced
rnus, mnsr be false.
The Phenieians. or the Philistines of the
Jewish Chronicles, invented writing, arith
metic, weights and measures, navigation,
glass-making, and many other important
arts. The first transition from hieroglyphics
to letters or generic characters was accom
plished by the Chinese.
Athens the first city in Greece was foun
ded by Cecrups 1336 11. C. 1; acquired note
about 1508 B. C. and was for 467 years, un
der 17 kings. In 594 tl became a Republic
The Chief Magistrate of the Athenian
Republic was called the archon, of whom
there were nine in number; the first was
ra'led King, the second Archonte, or Judge :
the third Polemargiie, or Generalissimo, and
the others Thesmothetes or Lawgivers,
chosen by ballot.
The Amphictyonic Council, was a Con
gress of representatives from 13 cities in
The fortune of Rome was singular. It
was founded Sy banditti 753 B. C.; for 400
years the persevering policy of these insa
tiable bandits ruled the world; and for more
than 1200 years Rome governed all Europe
by spiritual power, which is still acknowl
edged by half its states, and its language
still reigns overall even after 2592
Agrarian laws for the equal division of
public lands among the citizens of Rome,
were first passed 486 B. C. ; and renewed
20 times, but in vaiii.
Ctesar’s commentaries were written by
Hirtiusaccording to some; and by Oppius
acrording to others.
Nero set fire to Rome on the 19th of July
64. The fire continued 6 days, and con
sumed three quarsers of that fii e eity,
Julius Ctesar usurped the supreme pow
er in 705 of Rome, or 48 B. C; and from
that tunc till 475, there were 64 Roman
Emperors the. last being Augustulus. Their
reigns averaged 8 years; and out of the 64.
45 were monsters of crime ami vice, and
fell victims to Suicide, murder assassina
tion, and poison.
Lumpkin 12 th Oct. 1839.
MACON COTTON CONVENTION.
At a public meeting of the Citizens of
Stewart county held at Lumpkin for the
purpose “f appointing delegates to represent
the comity in tbe Convention to be held st
Macon on the 32d inst. Col. Z. Wilih ms
was called to the chair, and Al. Gresham
The oljcct of the meeting was briefly stated
by G. D«laar.ay, Esqr. who concluded by
offering the following Resolutions.
Ist. Resolved that the hue Circular ad
dressed to ihe “Cotton Planters, Merchants.
Factors and Presidents and Directors of
the several Banks of the Southern States,"
involves matters of the highest importance
to the Cotton growing sections of thk» coun
2d. Resolved, that the Citi»tj|s oTStew
att ouu-.ty approve of the Convention pro
posed to be held at Macon on the 22d inst.
and deem it expedient that this county
should be Represented at the same.
3d. Resolved, That this meeting now
proceed to appoint fourteen delegates to
Represent the county of Stewart in said
Which Heulutione being unanimously
adopted, the names of the Allowing gentle
ten were proposed aud accepted by the
meeting as delegates, to w*. D. P. Hdf
house, F. G. Gibson, J. J. Lam ar, Mai hew
Wright, Samfuei Brooks. J. TANARUS, B. Turner,
John Thornton, E. T. Beall. M.J. Law
' rence, 11. B. Lee, R. W, Williams, J, L.
DeLanoey, Peter Scott, Jehu D. Pitts and
On motion of C. S. Gauldeng Eoqr. the
following Resolution was adopted.
Resolved, that the Delegatee appointed,
be authorized to fill all vacancies that may
occur in their body.
On motion of G. DeLaunay, it was then
Resolved that the proceedings of this meet
ing be sign* dby the Chairman and Secre
tary, and forwarded to the Office of the
Georgia Mirror, with a request that they be
Z. WILLIAMS, Chair’ra.
M. Gkesuam, Sec’ry. I
For the Mirror.
THE BLACK CAUCUS.
I wish to know what the Palmyrians and
Pindertownianx meant by shutting them
selves up in that room for, tother jnight at
the tavern. 1 wondar if it was not to dic
tate to the State Rights party (with that same
spirit of dictation that has ever pervaded the
two places.) who they should run for county
officers. Honest men believe that was their
intention—citizens believe it, ancl a majority
of them too. They said the other day, they,
did not believe iu nominations, fair, open,
day time nominations, but I disciver they
believe in dark black caucuses. Go it, you
Palmyrians, we'll mash your tails again.
Starksville, Oct 9. TOM WATCH.
For the Mirror.
Nepintha, or Nepenthes JHr til la tor in.—
There are a few species of plants growing
in China and the East Indies, of rather sin
gular construction, producing leaves in the
form of cylinders. This peculiarity of for
mation, it is thought, was wisely designed
by the Ged of all nature, to contain some
sort of nourishment, in liquid form, either
lor the plants t emselvee, or that of men
and animals. Among them we find what is
called the Chinese Pitcher; a plant which
is an evergreen, and possesses extraordinary
receptacles. Its leaves are sessile, or united
to the sialk, without any petiole, whilst it
bears a flower, called by Botanists, a panicle,
the midrib of which, by its elongation, like
a tendril, becomes enlarged at the extremity
and forms something in the shape of a pitch
er containing full a half pint of wattr. it
is known that this little flower answers a very
valuable purpose in some parts of our world,
both to men and animals. The traveler, far
from home and wearied by fatigue, car, of
ten quench his raging thirst, with the con
tents of this little pitener. The crafty mon
key on one of the Isles, is uot ignorant of
1 have discovered very recently, that an
attempt is now making to cultivate some
sppcies of this plant in this country. I have
seen a flower called the ‘‘Nepxktiiks,”
ra.sed by a very learned Doctor residing in
Irwimou, Ala. The Dr. I think, is a warm
friend of.Mr. Y'an but I am notwith
out my fears as regards ths success The
••concern.” fur the business is such that 1
doubt very much whether lie understands it
sufficiently to carry it ou with any credit to
him-alf, or so as to be useful to others.
The •• Nepenthes ” looks very sickly and
will not hold more than a gill. This may
however, be rather of a dwarf kind. Be
that as it maj.it presents nothing, by any
meas, interesting. I have seldom, i r ever,
in the course of my life, analyzed a flower
more deficient in all its parts. Whether it
Is an Annual, biennial or perennial root, the
Dr. has not made known. As regards the
shape, or peculiar class of roots to which
this species of A merican Nepenthes belongs,
I have not positively ascertained. It will
not do for the radixfusifomus, nor the radix
iamosa, for cither of these would require a
much greater depth of intellectual soil than
the Dr. is able to command. 1 atn of the!
opinion it is of the ripens or creeping kind.
Whilst the so-mer would require a rich and
fertile soil, and would shoot deep and go
forth into all the ramifications of politics
and science, and produce such flowers as
would even surpass the Chinese Pitcher
Plant, full of argument and reason, the ri
pens root only skims along the surface, pro
ducing here ami there a pitiful little flower,
altogether unintelligent, full of nonsense,
similar to the ‘‘Nepenthes,” raised by the
Dr. in this little “Fan Buren concern” in
Alabama, which has neither Calix, Stamens
or Pistils. It has alone, a monopetalous co
rolla, and that witlvout any of those highly
colored* and be;mtifully adorned an I fevefy
features, tinged with chastity of language
and sublimity of thought, which should ev
er grace the pages of periodical.
For the Mirror.
“The native hue of resolution
Was sickled o’er with the pale cast of
Twenty years agtt; and I was a little boy,
playful and full- of glee, cheerfully running
about my father’s yard, amusing myself
with every thing that met my fancy. Noth
ing, then, seemed to interrupt or trouble
me m any manner whatever, except when I
would become too rude, the old man, my
father, would have occasion to use the rod,
which he generally kept convenient. This
1 did not so very well like, at the time, but
from my father’s admonition, after I would
get over my pet, ] would settle down upon
this conclusion, that he was about right,
and that lie intended it all for my good.—
>ly mother was, generally, a little more mild
in her reprim mds, but she was not so punc
tual in paying me up when she promised me
a flogging, which frequently caused me to
go much greater length in my rudeness du
ring my father’s absence.
1 was early tadghf my letters, and by the
time | was large enough robe ol any service
in the farm, 1 could begin to spell and read
tolerably well. My father having a Urge
family to support, I was soon put to the
plough handles, which I followed from day
to day, with no little pride and sclf-gratifica
tiou, feel ug quite consequential and proud
of my avocation, and thou, no doubt, butter
satisfied, sod enjoyed more real happipess
aud peace of mind, tliau many iti
these days, who, upon their popularity, or
otherwise, ride into office, either of honor
or profit, whether of church or state. But,
alas! alas!! those days, those golden and
sun shiny days, re fled—gone, forever gone,
with the lapse of lime, aud th' rg i? no call
lag them back! Those fo-jd antjetparious
which once lighted ujvtlys p-*tb q( life, in
the morning of youth* •ad > it with
garlands of the most -aaiiguios Slopes, are
blighted ! The from of diep.juqjw'rjeot aL
ter disappointment, uft repealed tuyi»Ht<t
of the perfidious hand -ms the fnnro artful
and intriguing, have nipped them in IUS hud^
I which makes tbo downward road to ruin’
Whereas, in my more youthful days, with
sti lb® buoyancy g boyhood, free from Uk»
i / f
common ills and caret incident to the life •
uian, hi riper years, J eon mi resort to the
bumble habitation of those, (those paternal
care wae over me, and unoer tbe cover Os
whost rod-* *i »as shielueu irdtii the stoimy
blast, now 1 bud my unhappy tot east upon
the rough seas oi tile, whilst my little bark
is driven to and fro by the Clashing waves
of the tumbled deep. Like the Trojan
host, driven by ctuel Achilles, per lot urn
mare, far from the coast ot Latiuni
- " . m. m MuUosque per annoi,
Errabant octi falls maria omnia eirrvm.
1 am banished far from my father's home and
my much loved native laud, and tossed up
and down upon the bosom of the faithless
ocean of an infatuated world, by the adverse
winds of .Eolus, who seems to have opened
the doors of those dark prisons, where sleep
in chains the winds of the howling tempest,
which appear to threaten me with ship
wreck upon some sandy bar. Nor can any
one teli where the scene will end! When
1 cast my eyes upoß surrounding objects,
all appear to be shrouded with gloom!
When 1 turn my eyes wit!in, all is dark,
mil vain and wild! In contemplating the
present confused and distracted state of the
world, both in a civil and religious point of
view, as well as the ultimate end of all things,
all nature, animate and inanimate, seems to
be tending downwards, soon to moulder in
to formless dust. Resolution, itself, sick
ens, aud- fiuti would relive from the world.
On Friday the 27th ultimo a |>arty of
Indians attacked the house of Mr. Bunch
on the Waenlla, murdered Mrs. Bunch and
one ehrkf ami burned rite house; also fired
on. and wounded badly. Mrs. Whitaker
living neighbour to Mr. Bunch. A detach
ment-of the‘Minute men,’started on Mon
day morning in putsuit of the Indians; the
sad news not having reached town until. Sun
day night a 11 o’clock frevtl the Circum
stance of Mr- Bunch living distant from any
How these Vagabond Indians are to be
caught and captured is more than we ean
tele. The country seems to be their own;
no sooner does tiie Governor start for the
Suwannee with a force of 209 inen, than the
Indians break out on the Waculla, in quite
an opposite direction ? It that
the Indians arC apprised of every movement
by the whites! We hope she Governor may
coine across them, and whip them severely,
and we are sure if thej-Mmufc Men’ overhaul
tlipni they will soon cry for quarters. Flor
ida is sorely harai sed, and deserves the pi'y
of the nation.— 1 aWahusa Star
Florida.— The Secretary of War. togeth
er with General Macomb mid General Scott,-
have held a consultation on the best mod&'Of
carryh»C on- the Campaign the ensiling win
ter in Florida, and if possible, terminating
war Gen. Seott may possibly assume tho
command. Something must be done to
teriniua-le this costly and disastrous war.
The Indians finally must be subdued, and it
should be done iu the cheapest arid most
prompt manner. The territory never will
be tranquil until they are all removed.
JV. Y. Star.
* •• * s 4 • •
The Mammoth lottery. —We have very
respectfully to call the attention ol such as
mean to invest in this Lottery to lose no
time iri purchasing tickets. We are gratifi
ed in being able to state, that by letters,
yesterday received from New Orleans, no
doubt exists as to the drawing taking place
on the day fixed upon, and that it is the Man
agers' setlled'determinafion da no account
to permit the drawing to be deferred.
SYLVESTER & CO.
Tuesday Oct. 1. 156 Broadway.
IT. S. Bank Pod Notes in New Orleans.'
We have noticed the rep. rt that a'large a
mount. SoOO.OOO. ofiFogt Notes of the Bank
of the United States has been forwarded to’
New Orleans for sals. The Philadelphia
Herald lays'tlie reperl is utterly destitute of
foundation- -Southern Patriot.
OBrnSfT - "
Seldom are we called on to record the
death of an individual with as much regret
as that of Charles P. Andr-ws, Merchant
(of the firm of Andrews Ac Reims) of thfti
place. Air. Andrews although comparatively
a stranger among us. by his many virtue*
had won the respect and esteem of nil who
had the pleasure of his acquaintance, la
the correct sense of the word he was a
gentleman. Long will the social circle of
which he was one of the brighte«t orna
ments in our Village mourn his loss. Mr.
Andrews was born in the town of Winstead.
•State of Connecticut, and died on the’ 9tb :
October iu 'he 27th year of his age.
Died on the morning of the 12th inlt.
Harriett Eliza infant daughter of Junius
and Frances H Jordan, aged one year,
MORUS MULTI CA ULUS.
rjIHE subscriber lias for sale TWO
J THOUSAND very fine MORUS
MTLTICAULIS TREES, that will aver
age over one hundred buds to the tree.
W. YV. EILANDS.
Florence. Oct 18 28
Kettle Your Aceonnts.
ALL those indebted to the late firm of
HARVEY As CHASTAIN or JOHN
P.HARVEY, are requested to come for
ward and settle immediately, as 1 ain anxious
to close the business- I can be found’ at tiro
back room of the old store of Smith & Wiu
ftey. JOHN P. HARVEY,
Oct 17 28
500 DOLLARS REWARD.
DURING my late absence from the
State, an attempt was made to invei
gle away from my plantation, a number of
my negroes. By the prompt and kind at
tention of my neighbors and friends, that
nrrempf was frtJgfrated. I am credibly in
formed, that the parties (with other co-adju»
tors) design making another, aud more des
perate effort to effect their’ unlawful' pur
pose being induced' by the promise of a
citizen of Alabama to purchase the etolea
property from them, apd stand s suit wi*h ;
n»e for recovery. I thus publicly and
gratefully acknowledge th" kindness of my
friends anJ neighbors heretofore, aud ven
ture to ask a continuance of their watch
fulnosa. I will j>ay reward of five hun
dred doWars f<>r the arrest of the parties who
make the ntsemp' to take away any of my
negruee, with such evideacs of tlteir guilt
as will jefld to tlieir conviction—and a re
reward of Two Hundtsi D/Hurs for such
evidence against any one who may eid Ud
»hel 10 such offence.
r>. p. aiLLßods*.
foresee. Stewart eo. <3% Off It
Wff 28 |m
\ f"|4VCOIL3 best Kentucky Bale RoV* ’
il|V m Store, and for sale oy *
.ANDKEWcf di BEMtS.
September 14. 1843 4* 33 t
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