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Il any man unless be was and bad been a Whig. Prom the Fayetteville Observer. Meetlnr tn Bfontt ornery County. LATEST NEWS. AtYklrs In Texas.

Tho Texas Convention confirmed tho per TIIE PATRIOT. The Excitement. Our Northern Exchanges for the last few-days have been full of sensation item. The following from the correspondent of the Times a sample Washjsotos, April 4. It is evident here that the pelicy of the Administration is Tapidly cryetaiixing.

Tbe power of the Goyernment it to be tested, or rather the will of the people to sustain the laws and enforce unity. The Revenue laws are to be enforced in Louisiana, as in New York, if the Army and Navy at the command of the Government can do it. I am confident that in lees than a week every port importance, south of Charleston, which has inland communication, will be blockaded. It is for this purpose that ressels of war are being fitted for sea. Suddenly, all our army officers that were quartered in thia vicinity are missing, and the fact is ascertained that they have left under sealed orders, to be opened at sea.

The distracted wives leak out this latter fact. Capt. Meigs was detailed from the Capitol buildings Wednesday night, and ordered away with only twelve hours' notice. About thirty artificers were sent wita him on lecret service, not knowing their destination beyond New York. No visitors were admitted at the War Department to-day, except those connected with, the service.

I have reason to believe that the Government is to be sustai ned in its efforts to perpetuate its authority THE Union' ELBTY. Some few weeks since, Ir readers will rc- collect, that we took tho Aition that a crisis had arrived in our NatioJ existence, whou it was r.ot only wiso andatudent, but abso- latoly necessary for tbe of the Union, that for a time atUast, all old parfy associations should bo A-egarded that in the election of raombcf of Congress, the question should not be Miod to what political party the caodidatesretofore belonged, bnt simply, were they ol, faithful and true to tho Union; and that ilehooved all patriotic Union loving, and tiservative men of all parties to unite totber, to resist the dangerous and treasoole purposes of the disunionists, who were fitting against the peace and quiet of til country, and who seemed determined, if issiblo, to sever the tios whieh bound Nortljarolina to the Union. Sinco taking thfabove position, we bavo received Dumerotlettors from variois parts of the State, and Am loading men of both tho Whig and Dducratic patties, con- ratulaling us upon tl position we bad ta ken, and encouraging! to stand firm; be- ieving, as they aay, tn the time had come when there must bom Union of patriotic Whigs and patriotic Aaocrata, for the sake of the Union. Such is our positioAnd we aro glad to see that the Union men cJVake county, of all i parties, agreo with ft, and have taken the same position, as wilippcar from the follow ng proceedings of a liion meeting held in Raleigh a few days see Olio Meeting. At a ting of the friends of a Constitutional Union, the Court House in this City on Ust Tuesday nig, On motion of Dan'l Fowle, B.

F. Moore, in, and assisted by H. 1'. High, and John Fen-ell. was appointed Ch Tucker, Gaston Utley, Willie I.

Jones and Elk I. Wilson were appointed Secretaries. Mr. Moore made a shumt very seasonable and sen. sible address on taking! Chair.

Hon. Sion II. Rogers ered the following resolu tions, which were read. Knoti'td, That the interest of our country de mand of all its patriotiitizens, in tbe perilous crisis now impending, to disLrd all former party associations, and to unite whl and cordially in the means best calculated to presA the Union and protect their Constitutional rights. Rttolcrd, That well support for Congress any man who may be the fice of the Constitutional Un- on party of this Disti without regard to Ins former political connections piniens.

Henry W. Miller, 1, then addressed the meeting, and WBl followed llfon. Geo. E. Badger.

bOtboflnnnninl. ann'na 'TTnlnn Maoo in MaJ. Anderson's Supplies Cut OAT. Charleston, April 2. Well-founded reports are current that Maj.

Anderson's supplies will be cut off to-morrow. New mortar batteries were erected under Major Ripley's direction on Mount Pleasant. All the bstte. rieain the harbor are ready for active service. Troops from tbe Confederate States are directing their -co Hrso to Pensacola in large numbers.

i Rhode Island Election. Providence, ApriH. The eleciioa yesterday resulted in tho defeat of the Republican candidates. Spraguo has been re-elected Governor by a largj majority. Tho Leg- lslature is opposition.

Sheffield and Brown are elected to Congress over the lato Renub-lican members. Disturbance at Fort Monroe. Norfolk, April 4th. It is reported that there was a disturbance to-day amongst tho workmen at Fort Monroe. A Palmotto Flag was raised under the walls outsido, and tho soldiers were dared to interfere.

Death or Judge McLean. Cincinnati, April 4. Judge John McLean of tho United States Supreme Court, died this morning. The Latest, Just as we are going to press we received the following despatches through tho Btdletin. We givo them for what thoy aro worth.

We add, however, that we havo long since ceased to place any reliance in the sensation despatches contained in tho Bulletin Highly Important Montgomery, April 810:30 p. No hopes of peace aro enteQined here. It is understood that tho answer to our commissioners at Washington has been unsatisfactory. Dispatches have been 6ont to Georgia and Louisiana, calling for additional troops. A collision is expected within 18 hours.

From Washington. Washington, Aprils. The Southern Commissioners to-day received from tho Department of State the reply to their official communication. Seward declines to recognize them, and refuses to bold any communication with them, other than as citizens of the United States. It is now placed beyond all doubt that tho attempt will be made'by tho United 'States Government to throw a full supply ot provisions into Fort Sumter and Pickens.

Tho great military ind navnl preparations now-going on moan coercion. All disguise is now thrown off. There will be a collision lss than a week. Important From Washington. Washington, April 8.

A high official of the Government left hero to-day lor Montgomery. Tho objoct of his mission id not known, but it is supposed lo relate to tho expedition now fitting out for Southern waters. All the officers of tho ships now fitting out are taken from the North whieh is considered very significant. Tho Administration ia vigorously pushing matters forward. The expedition will be very imposing.

MARRIAGES. Married In Lexington on the 28th of January, by Bennet Nooe, Mr. John Thornason and Miss Nancy Esseck all of Davidson. Married In Davidson county, on the -Mi of Fbru-' ary, by Bennet Nooe, Mr. William I Ford and Miss Snsan duughter of Andrew Sink.

Married In Lexington, on the 7th of April, by lin net Nooe, Mr Obediah Bock ad Mi Catherine Stucktnger all of Davidson. DEATHS. IMed. In this county, on the 1st of April, lfStjl. David Mace, formerly of Carteret countv.

but for in last twenty years a citizen of Guilford. The deceased was about Co years of hrp. ANNOUNCEMENTS. IF We arc authorized to announce JOHN M. ODKLI.

as a (Union) candidate for the office Brigadier General in the Mxth Brigade of the N. C. Militia. Election on the "JTih instant, aprll SPECIAL NOTICES. The Closing Year ol Llle arc often rendered wretched by ailments which are trifling in themselves and easily cured if taken ir.

time. Affection of the liver, stomach, imd other organs concerned indigestion, nre the rcotit frequent. They naturally make the sufferer nervous, irritable nnd complaining, and relatives and friends aro forced to bear the brunt of their 'use of Hostel ter'b Cclelwated etoniacu Bitters will prove an etlicienf remedy for thia evil. It will not only strengthen the whole physical organization, but entirely cure the nioxt obstiimte cases of indigestion, Diarrhea, Dynenfery, and Liver Complaint. The first physicians in the country me loud in their praise of this preparation.

Anot her recommendation of the Bitters is that it is so palatable to the taste that it mny be used even as a beverage. Sold by all druggists. 32-iw NEW ADVERTISEMENTS, WO. JOU'ES, D. Profess- ional services to tbo c.tir.ens of High Point.

Trinity Collejre, Thoniasville, and to all othw who may desire operations performed on their teeth. He is a regular graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery, nnd having had Considerable practice in his profession, flatters himself that he is prepared to give satisfaction to all who may desire his services. UHice at iSAKUKr. a HOTEL. apr Il-ly Jew Garden Boarding Scuool.

The next scsH.on will commence on the 0th day of riii. ii 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ii niav hp i nnii crtni inim kit nmn A I a MAvaavAio ul wenty-tour weeks. The School will be under the charge of Dr. Nexins At a meeting of tbe citizen of Montgomery iuo aprii, u. Bamnger, was called to the "chair, and Jeas6 SDencer requested to act as Se- l.

a -J fT I. rl cretary. The object of tho meeting having been briefly explained by the Chairman, tbo following resolutions were introduced by S. H. Christian, and unanimously adopted Resolved, That we, heartily approve the course-of our representative, the Hon.

John A. Gilmer of the United Slates, and hope he will consent to be a candidate to represent this district in the next Congress. Resolved, That tho Chairman appoint fifty delegates to meet delegates from other counties of the district at Graham on the 27th to nominate a candidate for the district. Resolved, That we are devotedly attached tbe Union and opposed to secession, and will support for a seat in Congress any fit man who may be nominated by said District Convention, who is a Union man, irrespective his former party associations. Tho following are.the delegates appointed by the Chairman under tho second resolution: Wm.

Auman, Goodman Cornelison, A. C. Northcutt, Archibald Simmons, Leach, D. Kearns, Martin Hunsucker, David Alton, John Allei, S. H.

Christain, J. C. An. drews, W. T.

Bruton, William B. Ingram, C. W. Wooley, Martin McAnley, J. C.

Roper, E. L. Barringer, D. C. McAuley, Wilburn Lassiter, Alexander Robinson, Pleasant Fra-sier, John Dunn, J.

R. Haywood, Calvin Rush, -Nevin Clark, Allen Jordan, Martin Rush, J. Luther, John Robson, W. F. Brook-shire, K.

T. Steole, Dr. W. A Simmons, J. T.

Bruton, James.Batten, L. D. Boyd, Charles Yarbrough, D. R. Pittman, John B.

Sedber-ry, L. C. Mclnnis, Neill Gillis, Neill McAl-lum, D. D. Deberry, Jesse S.

Spencer, W. C. McRae, David Wright, Neill Mclnnis, John Chisholm, John W. Hogan, M. A.

Munroe On motion, the Secretary wan requestod to forward the proceedings of thi meeting to the Fayetteville Observer, with the request that tbe Greensboro' Patriot, Raleigh Register and Standard copy. E. L. BARRINGER, Chm'n. JESSE S.

SPENCER, Sec'y Something Wrong. There must bo something wrong in tho voto cast in Randolph ct-unty for and against Convention. In 185G Randolph cast for Bragg and Gilmer ISii votes, in 18C0 for Ellis and Pool she gave 2015 votes, in November for President ahe gives 158W, and in February 1861, six months luter, on the question of.Convention, they run up lo 251 1, ehow-inc a clear eain since Au trust last ol 497 votes. Now wben wo consider that tne vote August last was by far tho largest ever polled in the State and that every county lw fe to the conclusion that there is something wronz about the vote acainet Convention in Randolph, and we learn that respectable gen- tlemen of that county havo so declared. We hope the matter will De smea una men wo Id.

onr tho above for tho Durnose of en- triA honp that tho matter will bo r. Lt the "resooctable centlemen ol that c0unty" 0 t0 work, and stale facts as tno results of their investigations, not vague suppositions, away down in Newborn, nearly 200 miles from tbe county of Randolph, of "something wrong" up there. Of course, the names of all the 2511 voters were recorded and are lodged in the County Court Clerk's office, -where "respectable gentlemen of that county," (and othors too,) may have Irco ac- cess tnem. mere wouia nave oeen something fair and honest, and practical too, in going to the Clerk's office aad making a list any illegal voters, if there wero any such, and in having them indicted and punished. But that would scarcely havo suited the pur- poso of tho "respectable gentlemen of that county" who started such a story down in rsewDern.

But the 1 rogrcss itself snows, wnai cery one has seen, that there aro great variations in inn rr rrT riT X7ii ou tr trun i III VLv II IU Wa VI vVo i A. times in almost every countv. If, between ii'k iiKnn tn I'rAfrraaa Ka Oil mn am I i '-I'" Knltcasn Anirutt anil hohnisvv I Hhfiillcl in- i r-'i h. i iimvii nrni i. wiinL in i iiuun the Progress has not, that tho county of ltau dolph was more thoroughly canvassed, and the peoDio more thoroughly arouscu, ai ine lato election, than ever before.

They are But let us look at this nr.atter in another particular for it is a grave charge, and should bo treated with a gravity due to tne i ivuai uuvci ui Xorth Carolina county jusllv noted for the integrity of Its people We have not yet tho particulars of the rs Census of ISbO; but, turning to that ot 15u, wo find that county had GSlH free 1 10 male in Iia Dltan IS, 111 1UI, vuuiunmiiu i n. fnow oividcd into CumberUnd and Haruett,) i Irc5 msi'e- 4.u,, 'l il v. though it is more sunDOsition. that i Uii rubor land and uarneu nave increaseu in population, during the last ten years more than has Randolph. But at the last August election Cumberland and Harnett gavo 2M7 Totes (waking the vote for shoriffin this county and that for Governor in Harnett.) This is 35G votes moro than Randolph cave at tho late Convention election.

et ten years ago Randolph had 730 more white males population than Cumberland and Harnett. Now if there is "something wrong" in a vote of 2511 in the moro populous county of Randolph that is as to whito population-can everything be right in a voto of 2867 in Cumberland and llarnctt Is it wrong in a Whig or Union county to voto its full strength, and right in a Democratic county we rejoico tha- wo are not obliged to add a disunion county to do likewiso 't Wo have indeed, in some of the contests heretoforo bo-twoen Whigs and Democrats, thought that there was a wonderful elasticity in the Democratic voto in Cumberland and Harnett, which seemed to be always equal to tho occasion, but never thought ol charging that the votes had not been given. If we had thought so, we would have gone to the Court House and instituted the proper investigation a course which we again respectfully recommend to the "respectable gentlemen" ot Ran-dolph. Fay. Observer.

YATT'S TONIC CORDIAL, TIIE BEST MEDICINE IN THE WORLD FOR CHOLIC. IT IS UNEQUALLED FOR IT HAS CURED THOUSANDS OF DIARIUDEA THE BEST PHYSICIANS RECOMMEND IT FOR FLUX. ITS USE ON THE FIRST SYMPTOMS, AND BE FOKE A PHYSICIAN CAN BE OBTAINED, WILL PREVENT CHOLERA. IT WILL SAVE MANY LIVES, MUCH TIM P. SICKNESS, SUF FEEING, AND MONEY TO EVERY FAMILY, BY KEEPING IT ALWAYS IN THE HOUSE.

IT COSTS ONLY TWENTY-FIVE CENTS. Prepared by W. II. Wyatt, Druggist and Apothecary, manent Constitution of the Confederate, States and adjourned sine die without referr- A mg any form to the people. General Hons- proved entirely fruitless.

The resolutions deposing him (which have been Ipubl'sh-d in the Intelligencer) were adopted by the Convention on the 16th of March by a vote of 127 to 4 Messrs. Clark, of Nacogdoches, Throck-maton, of Collin, Wilcox, of Denton, and Wright, of Famar, casting the negative, vctes. On the 19th of March the Legislature con-venened at Austin, but nothing was done of interest until the next day when the subjoined proceedings took place. Tney aro reported in a letter to the Galveston Mr. Epperson, of Red River, offered the following resolution Resolved, That when all legislative, judicial, and oxecutive powers of government are conferred upon a single body of men, whether that body be composed of tew or many, a despotism is established.

3. That in our opinion the people of Texas never intend to confer any such power upon anybody of men, and then any body of men, under any pretext whatever, in attempting oxecnte such power, is guilty of usurpation and ought to be resisted. 3- That the Convention now in session, in attempting to: depose Sam. Houston from tho office of Governor of the State of Texas, to which position he has been elected by the suffrage of tbe freemen of Texas, has undertaken to oxcerciso power which it never was intended to confer upon it and that the only mode by which he can be legally and rightfully deposed is, that which has been pointed oat by the Constitution, to wit, by impeachment. Mr.

Epperson made same remarks in support of this resolution, saying, in conclusion, that ho only desired to have a vote upon it, being, well assured that the House would reject it. He declared the act of the Convention proclaiming tho office of Governor vacant, an act of tyranny and usurpation that the only way by whioh Gen. Houston could be removed was by impeachment by the House and trial by the Senate, as provided by tho Constitution. He said that inasmuch a trial before tho tribunal was not allowed, appoal would be taken to another tribunal This was, of course, understood as a threat niut ii uppusmou is iu oe inauguruieu lo me existing Government. Mr.

Mason, of Brazorial, made an able re- a.i x.ix-.iLl ply to to this mean attempt to inaugurate ci- 6 vil dissensions among the people. Mr. Hobby, of Refuge, also made a few ap- propriato remarks. Mr. Henderson, of Harris, offered tho fol- owing resolution as a substitute Whereas, tho People's Convention, now in session in Austin, in prescribing an official oath for all Stato officer to take before exor- cising the duties of said officers, did no more than their duty and it any btato omcer has refused to take said oath.

Resolved, That it is the sense of this House that any snch officer has deposed himself, and tna tne Convention has deposed no person or persons holding office under tho State Mr. Fescue, of Cherokee, sustained this .1, i resolution in a verv able and forcible speech. Mr. Henderson's resolution was edopted by 53 ayes, 11 nays. Virginia Convention.

The Virginia Convention is still in session, nor is mere as vet any time nxeu ior aa- inurnment. It ia altogether uncertain what flnai rtf 1ri hnrW ihnnh VTia av v. I i 1 i rv wad i hnt IKa I 'AnnantiAn I 1 1 1 1 UAnTAw I uowii uuau.aiu.u, uuhbivi, i i i- i. i to De remoaeilea in some Biigm particulars i by a Convention of the border States. Thiblin Meetinir- I it- 4.

i are requested to stato that there will be a meeting of the the Court House on the 23rd it being Tuesday of Court, at the Court House in Greensboro', toanooint delegates to a District i ii w.w..uw w. grcts in me uiu ivistritL. are glad to see among us this week, our old friend Dr. T. J.

Patrick, of Danville, i i ri i luruivny ureusuuiu xji i 3 lis rnrrvinrr nn nnlln nn ytfnsivrt nhnmn 7. 7 Manulactunnff Lstablishment in Danville, puts up a choice article of the weed, as WO can testify Irom a fair trial of the article. Hear tht Great Truth. Fallen Republics never will rise. List or Letter, Remaining in the Post Office at Greensboroueh, N.

April 10th, 1801. Alexander, mrs Nancy Mace, Thos Alexander, Gulden or Mendenhall, .1 Dcanew McAden, Altea, Moore, Wm Mathes, miss Sallie Mitchell, Elis Jr McNeil, Rollin Mooro, mrs Lodasca A McClintock, Samuel Macey, Uriah 2 Munroe, Jag 0 Nelson, Alcx'r Owen, A Paisley, James Turks, Wm Patterson, miss Mary or Mildred Taylor Ponton, Bettie Pratt, iV Pratt, Parker, Dr A Russell, Ross, Harmon Rogers, Russom, Mary Revills, David Scales, mr Esq Shaw, mibS Ann Small, Robert Scott, Stricklin, or Jeremiah Suite Sullivan, Joseph Street er, Spruce, mrs Swann, Treas'r Snipes, Thomas Taylor, Tarpley, Mason Baltain, Qa'pr Close, miss Martha Clark, t-lar. mr Mary Coans, II Clapp Huffman Causey, John Colley, Jas A Connady, mrs Sarah Cox, A Coffin, Carfield, Mary Cherry, JO Culm, Deliza Donncll, Daniel Dickenson, Donneil, Elliott', Fred'k Fleming. II rfibath Wm Gardner, 8 'ney, camuei I (iKnririii. mr Gardner, Grafton Hanner, Allen A Hail miss Eiiiabeih Howard! miss Mary Humphrey, mis9 Amanda Hambnck, 2 Tew, Col Trater, Joseph Tyler, Jas Thrift, Elizabeth Thrift, Wm Wriek, Daniel Wright, WF Wooiers, Joseph 2 Woofers, Joseph Wadlington, Henry Wiley, miss Elmina Hall, miss Martha Hobbs, Samuel Haughon, William Irwin.

Jas N' Irwin, mrs Isabella Johnson, 11 Kerr, Cyrus Kelley, mr Kelley, snUs Terbitha Kirkman, Moore, Persons calling for any of the above letters, will L. to of R. G. in ly Li L. of i Such being the case, why does the become indignant, that Mr.

Miller should be nelected over the beads of Wm. Eaton, Moses A. Bledsoe, and Capt. John Berry all Democrats The Register would not sup port these gentlemen then, why its indig nation, that they are passed over? We have heretofore regarded the Register as a Union paper, and, although many bave lately taken up a different impression, we still believe it, and should regret to havo to come a different conclusion. Some years ago, tbe Register was willing to vote for, and counseled the Whigs of the State to vote for a rabid Democrat, for tbo purpose of breaking down the Democratic party.

If the Regis-tor could voto for a Democrat, just simply as a party move, can it not now vote for a Democrat, when the great object to be attained thereby, is to preserve the Union, even though that Democrat is Mr. Miller A man that can swallow Duncan K. McRae, should not it seem to us, bo very particular afterwards. We hopo tbe Register, on reflection, will make common cause with the Union men of the State, and let us all stand shoulder to shoulder. After the patriotio Whigs, and patriotic Democrats have saved the country, why then, if we can't agree, we will again divide np, and each man will pur- sue that policy, which to him seems best for oar common country Moving, Moving, Moving.

We see by our exchanges that lion. Wel-don N. Ed ward p. chairman of the oxecutivo committee of tho disunion party, has published a ca.l for the committee to meet in Raleigh, on the 18th inst. The disunionists are actively at work, and it behooves tbe Uaion men of tho State to be moving also.

We have taken the position that old party organizations should, for the present, be done away with. That this should be moro effectually accomplished, and that initiatory steps may be taken to organize the Constitutional Union Party, wo would saggost that the Hon. Sion H. Rogers, chairman of the Whig State Executive Committee, call a meeting of said committee, at Raleigh, at an early day requesting as many of the Democratic Stato Committee to meet with them, as are willing for the sake of the. Union, to cut loose from party ties Tbe object of the meeting be, to various parts of the State, and to transact such other business as to the committee might seem best and proper.

We are not awaro of but two of the Whig Executive Committee who aro regarded as disunionists, Rufus Barringcr, and Henry K. Nash. Whether any of tho Democratic Executive Committee would be disposed to answer the call we cannot tell. We hope, however, that several of them would. The Troops from Texas.

Tho Steamer Daniol Webster arrived at New Ycrk on Saturday last from tbe Rio Grande. Sho brought away several companies of the troops withdrawn from Texas, two whih she landod at Fort Taylor, at Key West, and two at Fort Jefferson, at Tortugas. correspondent of ours in Alabama, in a letter received yostcrday, speaks of theso two forts as belonging to Florida. Without undertaking a discussion of tho question of jurisdiction, we will only say that Fort Taylor sixty miles and Fort Jefferson more than ono hundred miles from any point of tho main land of Florida. Tho Steamer brings, we are sorry to see, very gloomy news from tho Texas frontier.

She reports that tbe Indians are committing great havoc among the people of Texas, killing some and running off their stock. Major Sibley, of tho third infantry, had been chas tising tho savages. Cortinas was understood to be waiting tho departure of the United States troops to recommence operations on a larger scale than herefore. National Intellh genccr. Davidson Superior Court.

Wo were in attendance last week during tho Superior Court of Davidson. His Honor Judge Howard, presided. Mr. Howard as far as we could learn gave entire satisfac tion to the members of the bar, to parties litigant, and to tho community. A good deal of business was disposed of.

Tho at tendance upon Court was large, and we were pleased to see that tho people were anima- ted with a strong Union spirit. If theques' tion of Convention was again submitted to the of Davi(J80n, jt would not receive one hundred votes in the County. On Tues day a Union meeting was held in the Court House, to appoint delegates to the District Convention to meet in Winston on April 9th (See proceedings in another column.) After tho raeeting had adjourned, there was a call Tr for the lion. J. M.

Leach. In a short time Mr. l.e&rli annnarod iinnn t.Vi stand nH fnr Lbout tw0 horjrs aJdre8ged the people in a strong Union speech. No one after hearing Mr. Leach, doubted for a moment his attachment to the Union, or had tho least idea that ho was in favor of secession.

Mr. Leach is undoubtedly tho choice of Davidson County, for the candidate of the 6th district, and we are wcU asflured that he lhe choico of fc i know while wo pen this article, but we hope and trust that it has resulted in te nomina tion of Mr. Leach. It is certainly duo to him. Our Course on tho Convention Question Wo published, last week, a few lines of commendation of our position on tho Con- vention Question from intelligent gentlemen Pf tho Kast- Tnc subjoined is an extract of a letter from a very intelligent gentleman of I a the connty of Ashe.

"Enclosed please find $2., a year's subscription to I i Patriot. I take several other papers, but in the watest with the Secessionists, your, waathe only pHbli0 journ4, in the Sute t0 uke bold and firm stand against the Convention, which the Secessionists re so anxious to have; and for that, if for no I otner reMon' Patriot commands my unqualified 1 dire to thank you for your indepecd- Tl 7 onvenuon question, I for I beueve your efforts had much to do with its defeat. haTe never yet been able ,0 what use 1 a Union maa had for any such Convention." is of Lby if to by at be to at in i rDITID BT M.S. SIIKH WOOD. MI JAMES A LOHtS.

GBKN8BOBOUOn, If. C. THURSDAY, APRIL 11, Ibfil. OUR CAMPAIGN PAPER. Wo would call tbo attention of oar readers and the public to the prospectus of the "Stars and Stripe," a campaign paper, which we propose publishing for throe month, to aid in building up tbo great Con-utitutiunal Tnion party.

We hopo and trust that the Union men throughout tho State will foci culled upon, to aid in giring the and Stripes" a wide and extensive it rulation. It will require a circulation of vorul thousand to seenre us from loss, and -hould it reach a circulation of 20,000, the profits will barely remunerato us for our labor. Our object is not to mako money, it is to endeavor to do something for tho preservation of our glorious Union, and for tho perpetuation of the civil and religious liberties which we enjoy, so that wo may hand them down lo our children as wo havo received them Irom our fathers. During the Campaign last Summer, we published the Liltlo Ad," a paper of the amo sue, and tho name price as tho "Stars and Stripes." Tho Ad" in tho short space ot three months reached the large circulation ol MH. This wa done by gentlemen of means, ordering clubs of 10, liO, 30, 100, and homo an high an ''(MJ, and scattering them throughout their county.

Several thousand of the Ad," however, were sent to single Mibr-criber. Ar thero not hundreds of good Union men in tho State who can spare 5,10, -O, or even to have the "Stars and Stripe" placed in tho hands of every man in the State Persons sending monoy will nmply pvc as a list of names, and the different I'ortt-ofliccs to which they winh their paper ncnt. Wo hope our Union friends will bo active, send on their clubs at once, so that wo may start with a list numbering its tliotiNaml-t. The disunionists of the State are active in their efforts, and it becomes the Union men to go to work at once, and in earliest. Doom Ilo Consent Ia II for Disunion? Tho DiaimioniNts, at their lato meeting in lolJsboro' resolved to form a States Rights Party," or, in other word, a disunion party; ami tho more effectually to accomplish this end they appointed an etecutivo committee to eonaiKt of two Irom cuh congressional district, i )n this rommittco wo notice the nsmo of .1.

II. MeUean, from (Juilford. Tho object of thin party, ns clearly set forth, by themselves, in thoir resolutions, is to Hover tho tie which bind Carolina to tho Union in other word they are for disunion, and for tacking North Carolina on to tho Southern Confederacy. Wo havo not heretofore regarded Mr. McLean as a disunionist; but if bo in nut, how docs it happen that ho holds theresponaiblo position of a member of the F.xei-utivu Committee, toorganizoa disunion party? If Mr.

McLean a disunionist, his appointment ia all right, and we do not com-plain. If, however, such nro not his sentiments, it is duo to hirnsolf and the community in which ho resid-j, that he define his position. As tho matter now stands Mr. Mc Lean cannot complain that he is classed among tho disunionists the moro especially in two weeks have elapsed sinco his appointment, and no word of disapproval or dissent has yet been heard from him. Our own belief is that Mr.

McLean was appointed without his knowledge or consent, and that his professional duties havo hcretoloro prevented him from declining this honor. Wemay bo mistaken, however. What hey say of Us. Moving it Tetrnpin like, Virginia, Kentucky and are beginning to xke out their heads tui'l leg prepurntory in rrau hni, under the tire laid up-tti their hacks by the Lincoln Administration. But North Carolina and Tennessee, under stream of mol-teti hv! pouring upon them, would not even thakt llie-ir imtf.

Woiil State so slow to move under such ae( umulHtioii if wrongs. Contribute much to the moral power if a Southern onfederacy Would Stales hav ing literally to he kicked and thrust and goaded out of tin1 inon with the saliva of insult dripping from their ('aei-o, strengthen us in heart or We fear not; their tardiness under the circumstances i-idonee of the raet that they would hang like sheets of lead upon our skirts. Soon, in our humble judgment, these Ht.nte would become lo us what the North formerly was to the South. Better for them to remain in the 1 inon, ute I xtaud ns a barrier between ut and the No.th. than to join us and distract our counsels and cripple "ii operations, i ir cour.e.

11 these Slates were sound to the we would be glad lo hare them; but a milk and water mixture, we fear and dread. What we want is a pure, unadulterated pro-slavery government. Such we now have, and such let it ever rremain. We flip the above from the Abbeville (S. aimer.

The oeople of North Carolina, ran seo irom this how, tho chivalry of tho Smith, reirard and speak of them. And so in the estimation of South Carolinians, the people of Carolina havo "the saliva of insult dripping from their faces." And Mroam ot molten lava pouring upon them, would not even their Such is tlu language of the men of tho Southern Confcd eraey and it is to join with such men (I I .1 i i ii.ii, tu nrucniicu ujiuu iu ut'sen mo L.nion, sod to break up tho best government that was ever formed. "Heltor for them" Bays tho Ban- nor, 'to remain in the Union, and stand as a barrier between us and the North, than to join us, and distract our counsels and cripple our operation. No doubt the Banner, and tl Southern chivalry want a barrier between them and danger. Ono great reason why they crow so loud, is tho knowledgo that Virginia and NorLh Carolina, stand between them and danger.

Had South Carolina oo cupied tho position of Virginia, sho never would have seceded but looking to North Carolina and Virginia to protect her, bhe crows most lustily. Sho has forgot the time, perhaps, when ho wanted to stand during tho war of tho revolution. JtaT Wm. W. Taylor left in our offico the other day the largest hen's egg wo ever saw.

Had ho not assured us that thero were no other fowls on his premises, except the ordinary dung-hill chicken, we should havo insisted that it was the production of a lar. ger fowl than tho common hen. It measured io circumlercncc, 5 inches. the sympathy of te Great Powers, whose repre sentatives have deciaealy, tnougn unouicij, -pressed a desire that the integrity of the Union shall be maintained. They dread the dissensions among themselves which our dissolution would be likely to engender, Also, the following despatches from the Petersburg Express Washington, April5.

Our usually reliable informant states that the Administration intend concentrating all available force at Tortugas and Key West An attempt will then be made to supply Fort Pickens, and attacked, the troops will be taken over from Tortugns repel the attack. It has been determined to have war enough to cause tne border States to secede and join the Southern Confederacy. The Lmcolnites will then treat, but cannot now recognize the independence of the seven seceded States. Whew Another informant states that a part of the plan, (which has been under consideration since the 4th of March,) is to blockade the Missisippi, and retake Ship Island, and perhaps other stations. Another, that a large amount of naval stores, including seven mounted howitzers, have been ahipped hence Express to Fort Hamilton.

These look to land as well as sea operations. It is now ascertained that nine Black Republican Governors certainly met here in secret conclave last night, but the result of their deliberations is unknown. All the above sensation despatches were intended, no doubt, to operate on the Virginia Convention, or to precipitate a conflict Charleston, Tho following, from the Washington City Star, is, no doubt, a correct solution of all the late military movements We have to say that it is known to those here who see behind the curtain, that this supplemental United States gulf squadron (which to be commanded by Commodore Stringham,) has been determined to put in commission to meet the great increase of naval force in the gulf which England and France are about send there, and to protect the interests of the United States so far as they may be complicated by Spain's admitted debugs upon St. Domingo, which are probably the bottom of the movements of England and France that quarter. On Sunday last, Mr.

A. B. Patterson, a bearer of dispatches from the U. S. commercial agent in St.

Domingo, reached Washington, and was closeted with the Secretary of State for hours. The information brought concerning American interests in St. Domingo has doubtless generated the haste teget Commodore String-ham's squadron ready for PROSPECTUS OF THE STARS AND STRIPES. The umlrrsigned, Editors of the "Greensboro' Ta- triot," propose publiahing a Campaign paper, The Start and Stripes," commencing on the 20th of May, and to corltinue three months. The "Stars ana -ii I r- iU.

Torin nFi Wklvf Stripes win hsucu uum iu i K. ,,.1 half th airenf th Patriot, entirely nlleu I with rHn matter a. adTertisement will be altogether excluded from its column. The publication of the Littlo Ad" which reached the unparalleled circulation of 8,000, has satisfied us of the necessity of a cheap paper published for a limited time on the same plan, in order to reach the jrreat nublic ear of the State. There are hundreds thouHamli in North-Carolina, eaeer and anxious, i informed of the stirrin events which are now I The next few months are certainly pregnant with ereat events, and it behooves every man who lotes his i country, to avail himself of every opportunity to ac quire accurate and reliable information, so that he may know how to act in any emergency that may arise, and may be in a situation not to be imposed nron bv the enemies of his country those who would deceive hiui to his ruin.

"The Stars and Stripes" will be devoted to the Union, and will plead for the Union as it is, so long as it can be maintained, consistent with our rights and our honor. We appeal to the Union men throughout i the State to come to our aid, and give the Sura and Stripes" a wide circulation. Let those who are wil- linir to sacrifice something: for their country, send on theirfive and ten dollar bills, and order clubs of 20, 40, 60, 100, and scatter the paper broad-cast over the I Mt.t. Pfrnm nnlprincr eliihn ran have their Daners I Then make np your clubs and send on your names at i once, we nope Dy tne -utn 01 way to nave at icaui 20,000 names enrolled upon our books. No expense, no pains shall be spared to make the Stais and Stripes an interesting and useful paper.

Former experience, and former success in publishing the Little Ad, should be a guarantee to the public, lhat wt have the ability, tact, and energy, to accom pluh what we propose, lhe "Stars ana btnpea a fixed fact it will be published, and it will go forth kheding light and knowledge over many a waste and dresry region, warming the heart of the patriot, and infusing new life and vigor into the desponding. It will not be a Whiz nor a Democratic paper, but it will 1 be the paper lor the million, pleading the canse of great Constitutional Union party. the The Stars and Stripes will be published for three months in the town of Greensboro, comniencing 20th of May, 18G1, for Twenty-five cents, strictly in advance. No deduction for clubs. Address the subscribers at Greensboro', M.

8. SHERWOOD, JAS A. LONG. April llth, 1861. Editors publishing the above, will place us under Luting obligations for their courtesy.

Another Counterfeit Bill. We liavo just been shown a fifty-dollar counterfeit bill, on the Bank of Commerce, of Newberno, N. C. It is a beautiful bill; fine engraving, vignette a steamship on the right upper corner, with a small-letter oil over it. On the left corner, inclosed in a circle, ii a large letter and on both" lower corners the figures $50 are inclosed in circles.

Tho bill is pink tinted, and dated August 1st, 18G0 No. 119 signed A. T. Jerkins, Pres- ident; J. A.

uuion, Cashier. Un inquiry, we learn that the Bank of Commerce issues bills of no denomination except $5. and 810., and they are green tinted, instead of red. Fort Sumter. As wo go to press, we have no intelligence that Fort Sumter is evacuated.

The delay in this matter is unaccountable for it seems to be understood by both governments, that the evacuation is to take place. to as an I I wnom ma'ic eicciieniwecDes. frequent applause its titled the gratification the tery large crowd, the Court House being full. At the conclusion Mr, Badger's speech, the reso lutions were put antianimously adopted. Loud calls were tlj made for "Barham," and that gentleman, assutedj others, sang in tine style, "The Flag of Uiiion," aft'which the meeting adjourned.

B. F. MOORE. Chm'n. 'Willie P.

Jones Frank I. Wilson Secretaries. We learn frotfcur Raleigh exchanges, and from other reliap sources, that in said meeting, the greateflmnniralty and good feeling provailod, and lit it was characterized with great enthusian a nJng tslir TJie Ad Valorem Banner says "The I nion mJng here on Tuesday night was well attended, many dir friends from the country being present. Tho spihet of Messrs Miller and Badger were able indeedfnd were listened to attentively. The crowd remaid, almost to a man, to the end, and would have will.Ij listened for two hours more.

We call attention tiJie resolutions adopted. They are patriotic, and to point; and all good Union men can and will endorsearm. While the tap-root of the tree of Liberty is thrfened by the axe of disunion, anarchy and civil war, tl4 no time to be cultivating the little arty sprouts sfigmg irom the root, if it is severed the prout, asa inevitable conseuenee, die. Preserve it, and thirouts can be attended to hereafter. Neither party sit nor personal pique is a sufficient excuse for descig the cause of It is with feat pleasure that wo publish tho prococis of such meetings as the above, and at we witness such a cordial coming togcicr of political opponents, wil ling to bury II old party feuds and animosities, lor thlake onr glorious Union.

And it is with mil regret that wc see our friend, the Raleigh igioter, in speakingof this meet ing, uto sucjanguage as tho following On Tuesdriight, there was a meeting of the Un ion men, wuicf as anaressea Dy tne hairman, li. Moore, 2 Messrs. Henry W. Miller and Geo. E.

Badger. The lowing resolutions, otleiedby the Hon. Sion Rogej were adopted: i RrtolvHl, Tit the true interests of our country de mand of all patriot i.o citizens, in the terilous crisis now linpendil to disregard all former party associa. tiong and unj wholly and cordially in the means best calculated reserve the Union and protect their con stitutional rlta. lut'ilvrd, at we wir support for Conercss any man who may ber choice of the Constitutional Union party of this Dfict, without regard to his former political connectit or opinions.

The plaiilnglish of the above that those who ave remaif true and faithful to the principles of the nnig m.uer, wno in- 1 ftanrf I i fnt. (h. I ii i i did. of nrrfitlB2 remont 8 election, but for tliA nnr- I pose of afng himself with a party bloated with pow- er and 8pf' for was not until after the lapse of more thantelve months after Buchanan's inaugural that Mr. Ipry w.

Miller gave in his adhesion to that bemocrackgainst which he had been waging war all Ins life. those who choose vote for this man we will 1 Asufhethor tho Register will support Mr. Mir or not, we havo nothing to say, for thl is a freo country, and every man shouldiaro tho righi to vote for whom he pleased and against whom he may think proper! uut we do think that the 1 1 f.t. i. I resolutions, so far as Je can see, do not say ono word about Mr.

Mler. don't see that any such de ductic" can be drawn Irom the resolutions. eitheiin "plain English," or in plain Dvtch. Tho solutions sirflply say, they will support "any flan who may be the choice of the Con- stitunal Union party of tho Thotrra, "any man," in "plain woul we presume apply to many others in tho 'Istnct, as well as Mr. Miller.

Aim, tbe Kcgistcr says, alluding to tho abow resolutions: we ask, why should a renfgade like Miller be the heads of snch HIVU jvu a wild vjj viuui VX UftUl Eaton, of Warren, Moses A. Bled.oe, of i pi CT hn STrr' 0f rr Edwards, and James S. Ami, of Gran- n.iuakid Claude B. of Johnston rO- 1U14 luo egm- tcr fDjeCMOn was not SO much to tbe spirit of resolutions, as to tho man whom it sup- pojwill be selected by tho Union men of thcPiatrict. Uut unfortunately, we aro cut off jrorn oven this consolation, for only a few i nt" vtiIDVC.

vrry enpuauo manner, mat it wouia not support of A is Mendenhall, assisted by John S. Harris and Mary E. Harris. Jonathan E. Cox and wife, Elizabeth Cox, will remain as Superintendents.

instruction win be given in lhe ordinary branches of an Knstiah piliionf inn in NAtiival n.l v. uu luq higher Mathematics; and, if desired, in the mkvl. Greek and Uertnan languages, Lecture, illustrated by appropriate experiments, will be given in chemistry and Natural Philosophy. Terms or Hoard and Tuition durinv the Settion For Boys $72. Uirla 63.

Those studying Latin. Greek or German, will be charged $6. extra. Address JONATHAN E. COX, Supt, -M-" New Garden, N.

C. North Carolina, Alamance count-. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions. March Term, A. D.

1861. Swepson McAden "i vs ATTACHMENT. Benjamin F. Williamson, It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that Ben jamin F. Williamson, the defendant in this cast re- siuea Deyona the limits or tnu State, it is, therefore, ordered by the Court that publication be made for cix weeks in the Greensborough Patriot, for the aid defendant to be and appear before the Justices of our -said Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, at the Court House in Graham, on the first Monday after the fourth Monday in May next, then and there to replevy, plead, answer or demur, or judgment pro conteaao will be taken according to law.

Witness, John Faueett, Clerk of aid Office, the t.rst Monday after the fourth Monday in" February, A. D. 1801. Issued 6th of April, A. D.

1861. JOHN FAUCETT, Clerk, 33-6w By W. II. Faueett, Deputj. please say they are advertised.

33-lw B. 0. GRAHAM, P. M. Nos.

JHo ana IW Mam streei, aausnury, aprll 83-6mif.

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