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The South-west Georgian. (Oglethorpe, Ga.) 1851-18??, May 08, 1851, Image 1

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ap"’! 11 mortal el ’ (let liniii ■k* : *- the Jk^ydiadeiii uiimii*. QjSkGte iii; >,f ‘ . . ■"•..n; !•> t. oi-i."..:, i. ■P*Tfrightful, bm we shall aml ul.idu tin: dtiitunciulion Bfllfc. Hr-re, tlirn, is oat answer: ! BWesiru to see tiie projoot of u Southern j put down at unco by tne people,’ am! will do what ;vc can to aid in that good r work. We .regard such a iqovc as the last desperate i ffeit oTa defeated set of danger ous politicians, to concentrate their scatter ed forces and entrap the people under false pretences. Believing that it is St schenre'fSli oftmjdiief, and intended to aid in lAii i virjr forwafejthe horrors of dissolution, weltcre “TToldTyaSJ bro tdiy denounce it, its objects, its purposesr-itnillts supporter?. We have nc particular dread ol the wrath ol South Carolina or h"r defenders elsewhere, and v.o shall certainly give in to none of heg/oiiie* for the sake of propitiating her favor. We would that sfi<yshould behave as the rest of her neighbors do, yet if site will not, it is but reasonable that she, ns well as her allies else where should seek to involve none others in her folly. This is our answer. What say you to it, friend of the Repvblkl <mWSANCKB ‘ Passed, (ijjitmrd and ordered for she •government of thejoirn of Oglethorpe’ by the Commissioiuh, i.j pursuance of the authority vis ted ‘fdke “Ati of ‘lff <"'T ■ration. \ SECTION !.\ SABIIATII TO Die KEJST. Pr it ordained by the Comntifdnrn rs of , Oglethorpe: That no person shall do any; work or cause any to be done on tlnsiSabbaib i day, except it be a work of necessity. j SECTION 11. i IKJURINO OK DEFACING PUBLIC 111 ILDIN'GS ; OR CHURCHES. J No person shall wiitc, pain*, draw cut or) carve any letter or letters, word or words, j device or devices oi in any m inner m ilitate j or deface any of the public building* or: chinches in the towß, under a penally of not exceeding Fifty Dollars. J SECTIONuni. DISORDERLT HOUSES OR Ilduses OF ILL FAME. Any persons whwSltall keep a disorderly S.usc, orjjfliises dT ill fame, and every own v : e(, or houses, or otlior person who Xiuay W, or cauio jo be rented any hettse be Ufc -d ;l as a house of ill fame, shall he fined not °**jkAding One Hundred Dollars, for every d®>vw house is so kept. Cir cumstances vni jj niav be reasonably inferred tli‘ft ,,jc,- 1 is inhabited by disorcm > I jV^. charuner and Shi. sec.inm and >ng or living in ; r ,,J keepers thereof and V*' ( S penalties *>f‘his seel ion. ii r (Continued next wce^-rp) For the information of our cijoV\_ wc shall contimic to publish a lotion vA Town Qrdiijattcps every week, published \, BY 11F.NKYTM®H : N °- ‘-^1 MY FIRST IK)RSF.H.\n^| IN IOWA. joThe Prairie — Forest— D>er — JMvAVA t ride — L ist — Log- Cabin— tern tieauties—Come a gating — Man's Sup/rn—Strange Bed ?-|h^L- San lh - FJ phant. A feisty luorninu in Decent her, 183!)f®uni<l me astride of a small B dian pii.nV, iitgLnionv years wnil by the Hank ; he was :> tough, si.icwyffttLiw, as this breed of an imal# general-:y;||MMk.> had seen. in-. than twenty winters Ol ‘iiskirtiatf*i yet he seined to have lot ii.>ne In- womti, lor, upon applying my spur? *o;|M s Auks, he reared . and p'mtffi-fl forwm*l in- Bkswili ranter, that soon bronplil a Be. inv checks, and infused new life hoily. Gently, ge*>tli, tr/io are vou ami foliere Aca pardon, I ir is a nniian- BLi nineteen, who had, n ’ v.jSia’-.y>’ “1” a jde ■ -am ft. ‘ft ff'C -, ‘o’ set k my !:•- . ... ,! - k otL i nei Be c.v i• •• , ,7rc!^kZc *S®*■ t". i also willim* to adopt iimloiWßaßi .- r am! 3rd icVpl rtions of u Union iin Macon,..Go, some time last year. They ; | • ,re tei#! 1 oWs: “that we profess to be true I j.fiivndsuf Stftnhcro rights, and ns ready to dtrfeud those, rights as any men living.— 1 VV'here there is a just and sufficient cause tor I extreme n>t asarcs ; yet believing that disu- j tiiSri at ireseirt, will not only fail to eh our rights. }n the'tcriitorins, | bit us the alternative of aboUstmg slavery at ; home, wo are not prepared toflßh ‘madly into a positloii which can only feftill in disaster dishonor., ** 3rd. Tiiaflßould Congress ..-:.Uaby-titne exhibit its pt't&Bpi to war upon j oer pjioperty, or withhold Sur ju*t constitu tional l ights, we nre readvindicate tliosc : rights In ran Union us -s possible, and 1 out of tko Uhioii V.ben wre left.no other i uitermtivc.'’ The tcsolutioiu of Cunvention ’ wc apprehend agree iu that par liculsi, with the. nlm". i-.rysoiatbns. We’ am sure, that no real obj|c*ion can be found to said resolutions by fit “ .Southern’ Rights j ijt in, ner byony,” vbnstiltitlofial Union man. i We believe that the Consfiftilioti of the Uni |jt< and States, and this Union is now safe its the !j hiihds of the President, his. constitution ■ ul .advUcis, because tlio Prcnfigfi lias shown i tiy his ewa acts, tliat the rightsaf the South ’ sliull bo observed as well as any part !of the Union. lie caused the fugitive slave Law to bit strictly enforced, lie hui in 'fact, I done all that any limn could to allay sere fears ! of those in tho South, who said that l|o was jin abolitions#!, and would favour their j schemes, lie has dnms all he could in .support and dvickcc of the Constitution and ; oxeemion Os the Laws of the United States, and here we say to the Union men of South western Georgia, that while tho Constitution of this republic is strickly adhered to, there i* no danger of uar property being taken, or. confiscated by any one section of. the Union or by another, nor, is there any danger of the abolition of slavery in tiio Southern ‘hates. There are a few fanatics af the North who make a great ado about the slaves in this country, and no doubt if they bad'h in then,, i power would abolish slavery fn these Stafps. : Let tho consequences bo what they But we are inclined totliiuk that-a fatga nia* gg.’ us the icfined and res|iectnl>lft portion oiil.moii of thq . Northern States itteil v opposed to having our prop* ■ and our set free against, Ba-Ihi'i ;i a.-omttcr of coursSHhe • tb>s. r She will never ■ vrr > her rights and fvlH ini’ me tn a <>iii In-hIK I.ir o .i- mice more in t uTWM Nuini.-U iif limli nii'ii'W view, a t ouch and lour guided ilirongli the woml ns ,a; ■;n die prairie. Majestic Ait.-’ lnt:y beads anil siiiib-d ill life f-.ue i I day tile die?util and UMple, l"" were llieie, | jfeitidt* tniig out their euiiiiii<ios arms tn other, givfm* the salutation of iheir Irigautic^brollieiliood. ’l’lie I lea -am sunshine ulk’eued on their thousand interlaehig braiirhes, white witli the ad berime Snow, formiiitr tylsilver, ranpy which artificial man miglu in vain strive to imitate. Far, I [..r aw ay down ihe slope betweeiidheir liwpt ■ bodies, e|tdd l dis m n tlie dark rolling Ghetnoq.ig. swol len with the early rams <*t winter, aiul tur bid with the rich earth of its ow life; tile banks. frmle slo-.vly onward#, dreaming many ||fcrhi vi-i hi of the future, now mi i t'i o to obsPie.U*u gray squirrel n Idh. -u , ■ itjlSVhinnfli diesuut or c*in, os ••rh-wK'wwilv (Irnppioff tjae Shell m kny liraWw-d i„ e, while lie Bfeely kept m*kermt *<*r himself. II iwever. 5 woo and Ab-<\e ill. Mike' 1 him for ft hallul at ‘ha* I must • ss. I * oil'd mu Akium 1.1 m*i''f the tatiie ’ ‘Bkxraiiifc. . To ■ . •• •’ p 1 .no(Tint! die bn i7. . ; -n|^W,'.|i” n„;. gazed upon me Hkil'ti r than the V- i■ Lt n v 111 3.0(H) I Now : thinks | are we think not ! where is the I Heine Huwdl Cobb, of Clark, the Hon. J. and A. H. Chsppel, tugetl.er ’ uf others who were with them i (JPrhat inomeniotis Occasion when the South ulred tho whole Efeptijdio was about to be [overwhelmed in civil couiinotiou, disruption, j discord, and disunion. Where then did our neighbor stand 1 O ! but lie says, 11 for the sake of peace they arc willing to let by-gones be By -goties, but further- aggression coinmit | ted cannot be brooked.” It is not possible that if further aggression should occur from j the same source, (hat the said party would ! {take ttp'arms and march.agiinst the aggress-1 {ors witHotit tliohiduf the whole. Men differ j jit is” true,as to wliafis for tho Lest interest of j the Country, and they honestly tiilTvr top.— ; But no man can actually think that it is l^cst: j fur the Country, when any l.aw is passed,’ or j ) about to be passed in the Congress of the j L'ilited States, that because it dsfrs not suit! j his pat titular views, and docs not subserve | his immediate private interest that ho must ! rush madly, and heedlessly into civil strilo {and discord. We think that in all r.nses, when a man is going to war, he should first i 11 set down and count the cost,” and of course , if he has not a sufficient number of Soldiers, | j and has not pecuniary aid, he gives tip his , { plans and abandons tho rnte, prise. We are . | clearly of the opinion that, that is the best : | course to pursue, for them is no virtue in ■ fighting, if a man knows he will lose the victo ry. But should sufficient aggression be com • milted by our own Sister States; or from ; a ayv fa reign power, we ore then with our j uoiglttiqr.of.lliL- Democrat, and.theu. it will be. tiiiit we will all be united and march in one ■ nlid phalanx in defence of tho .constitutional lights of tho Sorph. I i In the same Article, we see o ps-fagrttp!; i which reads tlmsf “ At tlie Eleoion lust fall fur r.rbntbefwf the, Convention, the VVUgs ■ socreedi'd y'lifi the witching cry of Union ! j i UNION 11 UNION 1!! in gulling many of] T, : ,.,..'ce.i;inlybc My ,ng himst If'o-gu/some Vf -the ** .tmwary. For.it is well ktuiwn to ii.l, ill.:! ;t convent) in was called by authority i of IxßMmh''iPi t tit Mn!edgeviJio,.iii Di'c cm-; t her last, and the .object of that Convention - was known to every tmo in this Suite, who ivnuld hear, and tl tfee couM be no miswke.J There were no party issut s known iniliat rariVisit, *oti;fur as Whi# and democrat .is I concmletlU Nor v,as such a thing kr.ovA ini m ttg m .. iu i 111 The ligiitninu's made more terrible the with fititastic and hideous mousiH,* the sijr riiuniliiig forest; fit place # inferti >1 spirits to revelJglkl^nit” j nl-asurc#. Htiwl, ye .vk%le,Cs Fi.i'h and i!iii!i.def,'di(i:i teni'il.’ artillery of iietveu! Creak, Si'ap, cta-lt ! the i .irl'i t att<f\a F.rest- x IU’J; k.,u , iULttili!r it# wlilieret! le.t’ (V ! I inpitre scf.iHc|H tl J^W"W, V 'sway ing ! liranci-Vs, my !*tr# brnisnßffs rtniim l with j the trnijks of trees, tiearlWferecipitniid. more limn once, front bv*hts pltinti iuft over tiecayed titul tail n tiifes, I ij| not attempt to describe my Iflfppittwß when I (onmi that I had emerged Ir nil pie hated labyrinth, and a'a.*in stnotl oil wHieoThe tinkle of flint 1 ‘• -• that “digre are sttyeral causes existing at present io create sickness; ‘the large amount of rubbish lying in the streets and nthe va cant lots will soon commence decaying, syrd the miasma atising (herefrom (annul fail to engender sickness.” Ho goes on then, to advise the city authorities what course they should pursue in order to secure the remov al of this rubbish, as if bur energetic Coun ciliueti were making no efforts whatever to anihilate this cause for sickness even before it becomes a cause. But he further says; “In addition to this cause fur sickness, there is another which will he equally pro ductive of it, it is the ponds of stagnant wa ter and the low marshy plates in and around • this place.” Now we should iike ;a know | if a stranger to the place, after reading tins, \ would not naturally come to the conclusion diut Oglethorpe was a perfect ■frog-pptid— [Stuck down in a filthy quag-mire, where all 1 who visit it must expect to bo soiled with some dreadful malady, breathe miasmatic at- ! mosphere and die. Fortunately for the cili- j Zens of Oglethorpe, this representation ofi their prospects for health is incorrect. But a j few days since, our industrious Councilman | Maj. J. B. Arnold, Invited us to look at a i ; ditch that he was having opened to drain the ‘ j last marshy place wc have any knowledge of I jin the place, and wo fiiel perfectly confident that in Ic-ss than two months all the trash and rubbish will be removed and the Town put to ; rights, without any instructions ot advice ; front us whatever. In conclusion, the Editor of the Democrat I remarks that ‘*Jf Oglethorpe acquires the ! reputation of being a sickly place, it will ; beyeuts before it recovers fiom it, however j healthful it may prove afterwards.” Now we would simply ask, if the publication of such misrepresFijtaiions as the above quoted is not tho surest*siep towad giving it that rep hero as at any other point on Flint River. Oglethorpe City Tax. j We are informed by the acting Clerk of ’ the City Council, that tne valtre of Taxable w • ru. u: ; Bnit:i.'.’ c■’ fit ns HPt, ltd !i t.;t - ’ p eil a ntdiinuitdt r . • Pin of either i>! >h* ir - V : : Sf FabiatT! then wtmldsl ol” thy rotundity, hadst ’ Os nearly equal size, a ; ‘ Ha sisH'gaUmi cask “""hi have either of their waists; Jhid thi‘t?Wb idtil height was scarcely less than six feet. I confess, I (eit some what ashamed of my pigmy proportions, especially as I fancied that they looked upon me with a sort of complacent .piiy/’ -. in making the comparison. When I first filtered the room, by the side of each voting ladv sat a demit look ing young t y on the hot id-JagPMAjP*" 5 P rt ; tier- Unl-ihev irinnediutely arose, backed mi n. one of tiie beds add sat down. I Stranger, torn fodder’s ready, 1 said the jkitld-lady. , I booked np in some perplexity, but sne f ,.omiefNp the tahle, and I *at down to -lYopi-r. ‘lVyli ’• the remeiut'rance of tl ntiiiseaifs me ri y* T ' ,e , rup , of tea was well .-uofgh, f- I the s.uk ht-atl-ache; but .that coarse corn c ke, reeking w hit lardW the thick slices and j|..,ks of fat m 6 r *.- S ’ Lei’s sav no more co,n , I I der.’ sore enonglv! I drlH^JS ,ea ’ a!K ty, and great danger efts visit from Ilonont bles, Howell Cobb, or Alexander Hamilton Stephens, or the retrouned Hamilcar, who would swear his sons, and his constituents upon the altar of tternal hostility to the foul dominion cf the American GbvFrnnicm. If we are lucky enough to escape that ctilanti fy, the destiny of Oglethotpo w ill no longer be a ‘'matter of vain conjecture ; but such a calamity will be blasting to the future pros- j peels ioftthe place, the shuck of which, we ’ never can^survive.” We wc|e much astonished to see such a piece us the[; foregoing, in any public Jour nal alibis day, for we thought that the days ) of prophesy was over, that the days of inspi ration had ended, we should he glad to come across this prophet Cyrus, if he really ism prophet, foe there is tio doubt, but w ; e ntYtl someone to : instrua in relation to the fftful**, more” C3*se;eially in newtpaper writing -'jluv if the prophet Cyrus, is ce-rc-t In his pT*|| 1 don, Howell Cobb, Alexander Htsn.ihun j ! phetis, and tho renounvd Rohett iiamii|H| | Toombs, must be very bad mm, that th| ■ ■j very presence in a place, would bl.ght tiH ! blast it, together with die inhabitants forevbH J They must have partaken of the juic-. of tIH ! Upas, that the very air which is inhaled froiH j it is a deadly poison, or they must be ili.l ! troying Angels, sent from th.e land of //eid.m I at the direction of the prophet, for the puS ! pose of spreading death, mildew, and and orl j ration over the land, if what Cyrus has ; K ; is true, we too would bo awfully i their appmatlt and presence. j But notwithstanding their prophesy, ! are not the least alarmed, if those nl, ' n Tl ! come here fur we believe tliis prophet <|JB rus, who sojourns in the Land one of;the prophets of Baal (in tliis instanMHj ; Now when Cobb, Toombs and Stephens'* | visit this place, the prophets may cry ulft* upon Baal, but there will lie no answer, UM ft then it will be (if ever) that they will “f* ihr-mseltfes after tbeir manor with knives a* 1 meets until, tho blood gashes out lh>-n* J|| still there v.iiljre no answer. Then •mßjijfj Cobb, Toombs, and Stephen#, and > visit to bur infant City, for all the l ,n ‘I'BMp | that has been made about you, are ol ..;fl|§|| —these proplu-ts arc mm, and not will, the spirit cf prophesy. Como M 1 sic say, you are welcome to our City, . ly by. tl.e writer,*hut a largo ’ Citizens t.f life Town of OgttirorpeHra| j Should be glad to see a trio of men, ’ battled for their country’s rights ananHvAi. and battled in the cause of the Constitß ft and the Union, yb h ive been long you have been ibtAid to bo true and ft*?ji| servants ol r yo. M A binary ; you stood lH||||| ccunliy in its most Iminent danger andH~v*‘i vou arc tiie cooqiienprs, and wo wc have such unities Yg Record in theiS||||||| of our beloved cottnlrjN Although may he equal to the great philtisope^^^^ ftft ’ - 1 ■ ftftftft ■nn I 1 ‘ll arm ■ spet J shut | for j i s;n>a Veil • At Vt” At j wM , m :v; M Si I s".hß S ■ S 3 J